Business of Engineering

Weekly merger and acquisition update: January 22, 2021

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and four international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Denmark.

By Morrissey Goodale January 22, 2021
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and four international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Denmark.

M&A TRANSACTIONS

1/1/2021

Tighe & Bond (Westfield, MA) (ENR #224), a Northeast leader in engineering, design, and environmental consulting, acquired RT Group (North Kingstown, RI), a firm with expertise in waterfront engineering, dam safety, and geotechnical services. Link to details

1/19/2021

Pioneering bridge engineering specialist Hardesty & Hanover (New York, NY) (ENR #152) acquired Corven Engineering (Tallahassee, FL), a nationally recognized firm in the design, construction engineering, inspection, and rehabilitation of complex concrete bridge projects. Link to details

1/19/2021

Structural engineering firms Bennett & Pless (Atlanta, GA) and LHC Structural Engineers (Raleigh, NC) merged. Combined, the firms encompass eight offices throughout the Southeast. Link to details

1/7/2021

Electrical Consultants, Inc. (Billings, MT) (ENR #174) acquired Casco Systems (Cumberland, ME), a provider of design, protection, integration, automation, and testing services for utility, power generation, and industrial clients. Link to details

1/19/2021

Sebago Technics (South Portland, ME), a civil engineering, survey, transportation, landscape architecture, and environmental services consulting firm, acquired Sawyer Engineering and Surveying (Bridgton, ME). Link to details

1/14/2021

Design firm Garmann Miller (Minister, OH) joined forces with Studio M Architecture & Planning (Carmel, IN). The firms will offer a range of professional design services from commercial architecture and engineering to interior design and construction administration. Link to details

1/19/2021

Landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm Confluence (Des Moines, IA) expanded its presence across the Rocky Mountain Region with the acquisition of studioINSITE (Denver, CO). Link to details

1/17/2021

Schemmer (Omaha, NE), a full-service architecture, engineering, and construction services firm, acquired MSH Architects (Sioux Falls, SD), expanding Schemmer’s existing architecture expertise and geographic market in South Dakota. Link to details

1/18/2021

Building services design consultancy GDM Group (London, UK) merged with Concourse FM (London, UK), a facilities management and property services firm. Link to details

1/19/2021

ENR’s #19 ranked global design firm, Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), signed an agreement to acquire BUUR (Leuven, Belgium), an urban planning, landscape architecture, infrastructure design, and mobility studies consulting firm. Link to details

1/20/2021

Global testing, inspection, and certification services firm Bureau Veritas (Paris, France) acquired Secura (Amsterdam, Netherlands), an independent service company specializing in cybersecurity services. Link to details

1/20/2021

International consultancies NIRAS (Allerod, Denmark) and AlfaNordic (Hvidovre, Denmark) merged. The deal will strengthen both companies and give them the capacity to offer complete consultancy solutions for the life science sector. Link to details


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