Business of Engineering

Weekly merger and acquisition update: June 11, 2021

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven U.S. deals and six international deals involving companies from the U.S., China, Spain, United Kingdom, Finland and Sweden.

By Morrissey Goodale June 11, 2021
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven U.S. deals and six international deals involving companies from the U.S., China, Spain, United Kingdom, Finland and Sweden.

M&A Transactions

6/8/2021

McKim & Creed (Raleigh, NC) (ENR #149) acquired GSA Consulting Engineers (Gonzales, LA), a planning, engineering, and permitting services firm that serves water and wastewater facilities. Link to details

6/8/2021

Global engineering and construction firm CDM Smith (Boston, MA) (ENR #25) acquired Milestone Solutions (Austin, TX), a provider of transportation funding strategies and road usage charging (RUC) services. Link to details

6/9/2021

Exact Stormwater Management (Midlothian, VA), a wastewater, surveying, and environmental firm, acquired Landsaver Environmental (Richmond, VA), an environmental firm focused on protecting waterways during active construction operations. Link to details

6/9/2021

Communications infrastructure firm Vivacity (Alexandria, VA) acquired Terra Consulting Group (Park Ridge, IL), a land development services firm specializing in civil engineering and communications network development. Link to details

6/7/2021

OF NOTE: Lord Aeck Sargent (Atlanta, GA) will become an independent firm again as its parent company Katerra (Menlo Park CA), which acquired Lord Aeck Sargent three years ago, filed Chapter 11 on June 6. Link to details

6/7/2021

Copley Equity Partners (Quincy, MA) announced the merger of Magna IV Engineering (Edmonton, Canada) and Power Solutions Group (Tipp City, OH), creating a provider of International Electrical Testing Association (“NETA”) accredited electrical testing, maintenance, and repair services. Link to details

6/3/2021

Anderson Engineering (Springfield, MO), a planning, civil/site design, and GIS services firm, acquired Southern Surveying and Mapping (Milton, FL). Link to details

6/7/2021

Global investment firm Platinum Equity (Beverly Hills, CA) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Urbaser (Madrid, Spain), one of the world’s largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying (Shanghai, China). Link to details

6/8/2021

Private investment firm Rcapital (London, UK) acquired Patrick Parsons (Birmingham, UK), a provider of environmental, geoenvironmental, civil, structural, and MEP design services. Link to details

6/9/2021

Environmental firm Ensafe Consultants (Daventry, UK) acquired Pam Brown Associates (Stafford, United Kingdom), a geotechnical and environmental specialist firm. Link to details

6/8/2021

ENR’s #14 ranked environmental firm, ERM (London, UK), acquired E4tech (London, UK), an energy and sustainability strategy firm specializing in innovative and disruptive low-carbon technologies. Link to details

6/2/2021

ENR’s #18 ranked global design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired MosaicMill Oy (Vantaa, Finland), a smart forestry digital services provider. On the same day, AFRY announced the acquisition of Simosol Oy (Riihimäki, Finland), a forestry technology company. Link to details

6/7/2021

In the firm’s third announcement, ENR’s #18 ranked global design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired Numerola Oy (Jyväskylä, Finland), a provider of digital solutions for wind power projects. Link to details


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