Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: May 10

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Ireland.
By Morrissey Goodale May 10, 2019
This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Ireland.
MAY 2019: Leading transportation and water resources firm CONSOR Engineers (Houston, TX) (ENR #134) acquired regional bridge and transit specialist Structural Grace (Tucson, AZ). The acquisition is the first step in CONSOR’s strategy to grow into the Western U.S. transportation and water markets.  Link to details >
5/7/2019
OMB Electrical Engineers (Irvine, CA) joined industry-leading facilities planning and design firm Salas O’Brien (Santa Ana, CA) (ENR #188). The addition of OMB will create a combined firm of 24 offices with more than 650 employee-owners.  Link to details
5/2/2019
Marquez Environmental Services (Golden, CO), a woman-owned small business providing environmental management consulting services, joined Barr Engineering (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #105).  Link to details
4/25/2019
SoundEarth Strategies (Seattle, WA) acquired EHS-International(Seattle, WA). Both firms offer environmental consulting and engineering services.  Link to details
5/6/2019
Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) (Montgomery, AL) (ENR #218) acquired Hutchinson, Moore & Rauch (Daphne, AL), an engineering, surveying, and land planning firm.  Link to details
4/29/2019
Century Engineering (Hunt Valley, MD) (ENR #241) acquired civil engineering and surveying consultant Little & Associates (Towson, MD), expanding the firm’s growing civil and land development service area.  Link to details
5/6/2019
Full-service construction manager Serfass Construction (Allentown, PA) acquired Bonsall Shafferman Architects and Space Planners (Bethlehem, PA), creating a one-stop service for its clients by combining both design and construction services.  Link to details
5/7/2019
Integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services consultancy RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired two businesses: Biocensus (Bath, UK), an ecological consultancy, and Consents Solutions (Norfolk, UK), a wayleave business.  Link to details
5/7/2019
ENR’s #15 ranked international design firm, Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired MLM Group (Ipswich, UK), bolstering its range of multidisciplinary services and geographic footprint in the UK.  Link to details
5/7/2019
Fehily Timoney and Company (Cork, Ireland) has taken over Applied Ground Engineering Consultants‘ (Carlow, Ireland) services, an investment which significantly increases the size of its geotechnical team.  Link to details

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