Weekly merger and acquisition update: August 25, 2023

This week Morrissey Goodale reported six domestic transactions and one global transaction in the UK.

By Morrissey Goodale August 25, 2023
Courtesy: Morrisey Goodale

This week Morrissey Goodale reported six domestic transactions in Minnesota, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New York and Washington and one global transaction in the UK.

Domestic transactions


Architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm ISG (Mankato, MN) (ENR #242) expanded into Arkansas with the acquisition of design firm Unit Architecture (Rogers, AR). Link to details


JMH Capital Partners (Boston, MA), via its engineering holding company WHB Engineers (San Diego, CA), acquired program, project, and construction management firm Critical Solutions (Pleasant Hill, CA). Link to details


Industry leader Benesch (Chicago, IL) (ENR #101) acquired McAfee Henderson Solutions (Lenexa, KS), a civil engineering, surveying, and construction engineering firm that serves the commercial, education, municipal, government, and residential markets. Link to details


Engineering, planning, and consulting firm Michael Baker International (Pittsburgh, PA) (ENR #31) acquired Tidal Basin (Utica, NY), an emergency and disaster management consulting firm. Link to details


Parsons Corporation (Centreville, VA) (ENR #15), a technology provider in the national security and global infrastructure markets, acquired Sealing Technologies (Columbia, MD), a cybersecurity firm with experience in the Department of Defense and intelligence community. Link to details


Acoustical consulting firm BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design (Seattle, WA) executed a letter of intent to join multi-disciplined engineering firm Coffman Engineers (Seattle, WA) (ENR #161). The companies plan to finalize the asset purchase agreement in September. Link to details

Global transactions


Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired Jennings O’Donovan (Sligo, Ireland), an engineering firm specializing in renewable energy, water supply, wastewater treatment, planning, and environmental services. Link to details