Weekly merger and acquisition update: December 1, 2023

This week Morrissey Goodale reported six domestic and eight global transactions in Canada, the U.K., Sweden, Hungary, Australia and Norway.

By Morrissey Goodale December 1, 2023

This week Morrissey Goodale reported six domestic and eight global transactions in Canada, the U.K., Sweden, Hungary, Australia and Norway.

Domestic transactions

11/15/2023

JL Architects (West Chester, PA) joined PM Design Group (Rocklin, CA), a full-service architecture and engineering firm that specializes in multi-site rollout programs in various industries including healthcare, office, and retail. Link to details

11/20/2023

Engineering, environmental, and PM firm Raba Kistner (San Antonio, TX) (ENR #175), acquired the Dallas construction materials engineering and testing (CoMET) assets of Fugro (Dallas, TX). As part of the purchase agreement, Raba Kistner will assume operations of CoMET offices, lab equipment, and projects at Fugro’s former Grand Prairie location. Link to details

11/27/2023

Environmental firm Earth Systems (Lantana, FL) partnered with Bio-Tech Consulting (Orlando, FL), an environmental consulting firm focused on permitting, environmental assessments, wetlands mitigation, aquatic management, wildlife consulting, and land management. Link to details

11/27/2023

Employee-owned engineering, environmental, and surveying consulting firm Haley Ward (Bangor, ME) acquired Dario Designs (Northborough, MA), an architectural and operational consulting firm serving the education, commercial, residential, and warehousing markets. Link to details

11/27/2023

System One (Pittsburgh, PA), a provider of specialized, highly technical outsourced services, and workforce solutions, acquired KeyLogic (Morgantown, WV), a consulting and data management firm. KeyLogic will operate independently under GAP Solutions, a System One company. Link to details

11/29/2023

ENR’s #81 ranked environmental firm, Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX), acquired Longman Lindsey (New York, NY), an acoustical consulting firm with specialized expertise in the construction industry. Link to details

Global transactions

11/20/2023

Colliers International (Toronto, Canada) acquired Rise International (London, UK), a project and construction management services firm with experience in the commercial real estate, arts, culture, healthcare, education, residential, and data center sectors. Link to details

11/20/2023

ENR’s #18 ranked global design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden), entered into an agreement to acquire SOM (Budaörs, Hungary). SOM consists of two nuclear safety consulting companies focused on the full lifespan of nuclear power plants, from design to waste management. Link to details

11/21/2023

Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired Australia’s largest heritage management and archaeological firm, Extent Heritage (Pyrmont, Australia). Extent Heritage supports major transportation and utilities infrastructure and the offshore renewables industry. Link to details

11/21/2023

Brownfield Solutions (Northwich, UK), a firm that provides site investigation, contaminated land, and risk assessment services, joined Celnor Group (Reading, UK), a group of companies that offer services in the testing, inspection, certification, and compliance (TICC) arena. Link to details

11/23/2023

In its second deal of the week, RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired DWD (London, UK), a property, valuation, and planning consulting firm operating in the commercial-industrial, residential, retail, education, infrastructure, energy, leisure and hospitality, minerals, waste, and charities and communities sectors. Link to details

11/23/2023

mcCallumSather (Hamilton, Canada), an architecture, mechanical engineering, and interior design firm, entered into an agreement to acquire architecture firm Edge Architects (Kitchener, Canada). Link to details

11/24/2023

Multidisciplinary consultant and design firm Multiconsult ASA (Oslo, Norway) entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares of T-2 Prosjekt Vest AS (Bergen, Norway), a project management firm serving the public sector. Link to details

11/28/2023

PMKConsult (Dubai, UAE), a project and commercial management firm, acquired W. Hiles Partnership (Leamington Spa, UK), a specialist project and commercial management consulting firm. Link to details