Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: October 6

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Malaysia.
By Morrissey Goodale October 6, 2017

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Malaysia.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Malaysia. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

10/1/2017

ENR’s 46th ranked global design firm, Hatch (Mississauga, Canada), merged with Shrader Engineering (Houston, TX) to establish Hatch Shrader. The merger creates Hatch’s US center for innovation in digital technologies for power, automation, controls, communication, physical and cyber security, and smart city solutions. This is the 17th AE deal in Texas this year. Link to details 

10/3/2017

Braun Intertec (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #108), acquired GME Consulting Services (Dallas, TX), an engineering and testing firm. Braun is a geotechnical engineering, testing, and environmental consulting firm. Link to details

Method Architecture (Houston, TX), which was formed in 2016, acquired Architecture Plus (Austin, TX). This marks the 19th deal in Texas this year. Method’s leadership is exploring acquisition opportunities in Dallas, San Antonio, and Denver for the firm’s next deal. Link to details

10/5/2017

ENR’s #7th ranked construction management firm, CBRE Group (Los Angeles, CA), entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heery International (Atlanta, GA) (ENR #428), the project management and design engineering business of Balfour Beatty (London, UK). Link to details

10/4/2017

National leader in sports, recreation, and entertainment architecture, Sink Combs Dethlefs (Denver, CO), merged with Perkins+Will (Chicago, IL) (ENR #31), a global architecture and design firm. Link to details

10/4/2017

Architecture firm, MG2 (Seattle, WA) (ENR #282), acquired Fuller/Sears Architects (Seattle, WA), a firm with expertise in retail, residential and mixed-use design. Link to details

10/3/2017

Leading consulting and engineering services firm, Tetra Tech (Pasadena, CA) (ENR #5), acquired Glumac (Portland, OR), a sustainable infrastructure design firm. Link to details

10/2/2017

Goldsmith Heck Engineers (Sioux Falls, SD) joined KLJ (Bismarck, ND) (ENR #130), a multi-discipline engineering firm. Goldsmith Heck offers engineering, construction management, land surveying, and material testing services. Link to details

9/28/2017

Energy engineering, consulting, and compliance services firm, EN Engineering (Warrenville, IL) (ENR #92), acquired Energy Initiatives Group (Marlborough, MA), an electric power consulting firm. Link to details

10/2/2017

Ryder Architecture (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK) acquired PM Devereux (London, UK), an architecture firm that specializes in serving the healthcare and higher education sectors. Link to details

9/29/2017

Engineering and project management consultant, HSS Engineers Berhad (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), signed a letter of intent to acquire SMHB Engineering (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), a water and wastewater engineering firm. Link to details