Business of Engineering

Weekly merger and acquisition update: April 2, 2021

This week Morrissey Goodale reported six deals in the U.S. and five international deal involving companies from the U.S., Costa Rica, France, Australia, the U.K., Malaysia, the UAE and the Netherlands.

By Morrissey Goodale April 2, 2021
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported six deals in the U.S. and five international deal involving companies from the U.S., Costa Rica, France, Australia, the U.K., Malaysia, the UAE and the Netherlands.

M&A TRANSACTIONS

4/1/2021

Sentinel Capital Partners (New York, NY), a private equity firm that invests in lower mid-market companies, recapitalized iconic transportation EA firm TranSystems (Kansas City, MO) (ENR #85). Link to details

3/30/2021

SAM Companies (Austin, TX) (ENR #93) acquired R&S Digital Services (Great Bend, KS), a fully digital mapping company providing GIS services to numerous governmental entities nationwide. Link to details

3/29/2021

Industry leader NV5 (Hollywood, FL) (ENR #27) acquired Geodynamics (Morehead City, NC), a marine geology and coastal science consulting firm specializing in bathymetric and geophysical mapping, monitoring, and geospatial analyses. Link to details

3/30/2021

Geotechnical and coastal engineering firm TerraCosta (San Diego, CA) merged with ENGEO (San Ramon, CA), creating a combined firm of more than 350 professionals across the U.S. and overseas. Link to details

3/30/2021

LJA Engineering (Houston, TX) (ENR #65) acquired Ramos Consulting (Austin, TX), an engineering firm with specialized transportation, program management, and tollway expertise. Link to details

4/1/2021

Engineering and environmental firm Langan (Parsippany, NJ) (ENR #53) acquired Adams Consulting Engineers (Dallas, TX), a provider of land development engineering and landscape architecture services. Link to details

4/1/2021

Multidisciplinary AE consultant DLZ (Columbus, OH) (ENR #129) expanded its presence in Costa Rica with the acquisition of Carbon Engineering (San Jose, Costa Rica), a firm specializing in hydro-electric and wind power projects. Link to details

3/31/2021

ENR’s #33 ranked global design firm, Egis Group (Guyancourt, France), acquired Indec (Melbourne, Australia), a provider of strategic advisory, project development and delivery, and technical services to government and private sector clients. Link to details

3/26/2021

Renew Holdings (Leeds, UK), an engineering services group that supports UK infrastructure, acquired J Browne (Enfield, UK), a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy with a focus on the water sector. Link to details

3/31/2021

ENR’s #35 ranked international design firm, Aurecon (Melbourne, Australia), made a strategic investment in geotechnical engineering firm GCU Consultants (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Link to details

3/30/2021

PXGEO Seismic Services (Dubai, UAE) entered into a binding agreement with ENR’s #13 ranked international design firm, Fugro (Leidschendam, Netherlands), to acquire certain assets and the related business of Fugro’s subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions (Leidschendam, Netherlands). Link to details

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