Weekly merger and acquisition update: April 15, 2022

This week Morrissey Goodale reported thirteen U.S. deals and six international deals involving companies from Austria, France, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and Ireland.

By Morrissey Goodale April 15, 2022
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported thirteen U.S. deals and six international deals involving companies from Austria, France, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and Ireland.

M&A Transactions

 

4/13/2022

Private equity firm Harren Equity Partners (Charlottesville, VA) announced the recapitalization of architecture, engineering, construction, and signage services firm Core States Group (Ambler, PA) (ENR #273). This partnership will allow Core States to broaden and accelerate its strategic growth initiatives. Link to details

4/8/2022

Private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners (New York, NY) acquired SPL (Houston, TX), a firm that offers testing, inspection, and certification (“TIC”) services to the energy and environmental markets. Link to details

4/14/2022

Architecture, planning, and engineering firm HED (Southfield, MI) (ENR #187) merged with VAI Architects (Addison, TX), an architecture and planning firm with experience in the community, civic, government, transportation, and education sectors. Link to details

4/4/2022

Multi-disciplinary architecture, interior design, and planning firm LS3P (Charleston, SC) (ENR #210) merged with two North Carolina architecture firms: TFF Architects & Planners (Greensboro, NC) and PFA Architects (Asheville, NC). Link to details

4/8/2022

High-performance engineering design firm TLC Engineering Solutions (Orlando, FL) (ENR #235) acquired Moye Consulting (Irving, TX), a technology systems design firm that offers consulting services for structured cabling, voice and data networks, physical security, audio visual, and industry-specific specialty systems. Link to details

4/12/2022

Architecture and engineering consulting firm Shive-Hattery (Cedar Rapids, IA) (ENR #246) acquired WSM Architects (Tucson, AZ), a studio that serves the corporate workplace, government, education, and healthcare markets. Link to details

4/13/2022

The Vertex Companies (Weymouth, MA) (ENR #442), a forensic consulting, engineering design, CM, environmental, and digital solutions firm, acquired fire protection expert Neptune Fire Protection Engineering (Jacksonville Beach, FL). Link to details

3/30/2022

One of the AE industry’s most prolific buyers, J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), acquired Ocean Tomo (Chicago, IL), a firm that specializes in intellectual property (IP) and other intangible assets, corporate accounting investigations, regulatory and reporting obligations, and contractual or competition disputes. Link to details

4/12/2022

KSi Structural Engineers (Atlanta, GA) joined civil engineering, structural engineering, and landscape architecture firm Wallace Design Collective (Tulsa, OK). Link to details

4/8/2022

Environmental health and safety compliance firm August Mack (Indianapolis, IN) acquired EH&S consulting firm Comstock Environmental (Conshohocken, PA). Link to details

4/12/2022

MEP engineering and design firm ColeBreit Engineering (Bend, OR) acquired and merged with Axiom Engineers (Monterey, CA). The new combined firm will employ 50 staff across five west coast offices. Link to details

4/12/2022

Thompson Johnson Woodworks (Portland, ME) and Rachel Conly Design (Peaks Island, ME) merged and created Juniper Design + Build (Portland, ME), a design/build company specializing in high-performance buildings. Link to details

4/13/2022

Education design firm Huckabee (Fort Worth, TX) (ENR #191) received a strategic investment from private equity firm Godspeed Capital (Washington D.C.). In partnership with Godspeed Capital, Huckabee acquired Rachlin Partners (Culver City, CA), an architecture, planning, interior design, and PM/CM firm. Link to details

4/10/2022

ENR’s #34 ranked global design firm, Egis Group (Guyancourt, France), acquired Waagner Biro Bridge Services (Vienna, Austria), a group of companies that offer engineering, operation, and maintenance services for steel bridges and structures, marine and coastal engineering projects, and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations. Link to details

4/7/2022

ENR’s #64 ranked global design firm, Royal HaskoningDHV (Amersfoort, The Netherlands), acquired Districon (Maarssen, The Netherlands), a specialist in supply chain solutions. Link to details

4/12/2022

ENR’s #91 ranked global design firm, Beca Group (Auckland, New Zealand), joined forces with water industry expert Hunter H2O (Mayfield West, Australia). Link to details>

4/12/2022

Global engineering consultancy Buro Happold (Bath, UK) acquired laboratory planning and design firm Abell Nepp (London, UK). Link to details

4/11/2022

KPMG (Amstelveen, The Netherlands) acquired KMCS (Dublin, Ireland), a construction project management, mechanical and electrical cost management, and cost consultancy firm. Link to details

4/14/2022

Jensen Hughes (Baltimore, MD), a global leader in safety, security, and risk-based engineering and consulting, acquired accessibility code consulting firm Morris Goding Access Consulting (Sydney, Australia). Link to details

 


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