Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: September 6

This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the U.S. and seven international deals involving companies from the U.K., France, Canada, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
By Morrissey Goodale September 6, 2019
This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the U.S. and seven international deals involving companies from the U.K., France, Canada, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
9/4/2019
ERM (London, UK), ENR’s #13 ranked environmental firm, acquired safety and environmental engineering firm Contek Solutions (Plano, TX). Contek serves a broad client base in the energy and chemical sectors.  Link to details
9/3/2019
IMEG Corp. (Rock Island, IL) (ENR #104) acquired structural engineering firm Desai/Nasr Consulting Engineers (West Bloomfield, MI). Desai/Nasr augments the capabilities of IMEG’s existing multi-discipline services and extends its structural reach.  Link to details

9/3/2019

Structural engineering firm McComas Engineering (Carmel, IN) joined fellow structural engineering firm O’Donnell & Naccarato (Philadelphia, PA). The addition of McComas increases O&N’s core building design services and strengthens the firm’s geographic position on a national level.  Link to details
9/3/2019
SOCOTEC (Yvelines, France), strengthened its international position through the acquisition of Vidaris (New York, NY), a testing, inspection, and certification consultancy.  Link to details
9/3/2019
Industry leader WSP (Montreal, Canada)(ENR #8) acquired Orbicon(Taastrup, Denmark), a multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with expertise in the environment, supply & infrastructure, and buildings sectors.  Link to details
9/3/2019
Global design and technology firm IBI Group (Toronto, Canada) (ENR #45) acquired Aspyr Engineering (Burnaby, Canada). Aspyr specializes in the design and implementation of IT, audio-visual, communications, and security technologies for both the public and private sectors.  Link to details

9/3/2019

ENR’s #20 ranked international design firm ÅF Pöyry (Stockholm, Sweden) acquired electrical consultancy Sonny Svenson Konsult AB (Stockholm, Sweden). The acquisition strengths the company’s position in the cultural heritage buildings sector.  Link to details
9/4/2019
Multidisciplinary engineering and design consultancy Norconsult(Sandvika, Norway) acquired KHS Arkitekter (Copenhagen, Denmark) strengthening its commitment in the Nordic region in terms of capacity and market presence.  Link to details
8/30/2019
ENR’s #57 ranked global design firm SYSTRA (Paris, France) acquired TSP Projects (York, UK), a multidisciplinary engineering firm with a rich heritage in rail. The acquisition cements the firm’s position as a force in the British mass transit, mobility, and complex infrastructure markets.  Link to details

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