Weekly merger and acquisition update: May 5, 2023

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight U.S. deals and seven international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Germany.

By Morrissey Goodale May 5, 2023
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M&A Transactions

5/1/2023

Geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and CM services firm GZA GeoEnvironmental (Norwood, MA) (ENR #143) acquired Glorieta Geoscience (Santa Fe, NM), a firm specialized in groundwater development, water rights, agricultural science, litigation support, and environmental science. Link to details

5/4/2023

Employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting, and construction firm Black & Veatch (Overland Park, KS) (ENR #14) expanded its construction solutions with the acquisition of Bird Electric Enterprises and Bird Electric Properties both part of BASElectric Holdings (Eastland, TX). Link to details

5/1/2023

Employee-owned firm LJA Engineering (Houston, TX) (ENR #64) acquired R.J. Rhodes Engineering (Sarasota, FL), a professional surveying and civil engineering firm. Link to details

5/1/2023

In its second deal of the week, LJA Engineering (Houston, TX) (ENR #64) continued its expansion in Florida by welcoming engineering and land surveying firm Carter Associates (Vero Beach, FL) to the company. Link to details

5/2/2023

Engineering and energy services firm CMTA (Louisville, KY) (ENR #165) joined forces with MEP engineering firm Genesis Engineering Group (Zionsville, IN). Link to details

5/5/2023

Barton Associates (York, PA), an employee-owned engineering firm that offers mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and architectural lighting design services, acquired MEP firm Maple Engineering (Raleigh, NC). Link to details

5/1/2023

Architecture and design firm Studio+ (Fort Myers, FL) acquired Assemble Design (Traverse City, MI), a full-service architectural, brand development, and interior design firm. Link to details

5/3/2023

Applied Technical Services (Marietta, GA), a critical testing, inspection, certification, and compliance services firm, expanded its metrology lab offerings with the following three acquisitions: Process Instruments (Pittsburgh, PA), Instrumentation Technical Services (West Chester, PA), and Accu-Chek (Corydon, IN). Link to details

5/3/2023

ENR’s #6 ranked global design firm, WSP (Montreal, Canada), acquired lgt (Sainte-Foy, Canada), a firm that offers mechanical engineering, electricity, sustainable development, structural, and civil engineering. Link to details

5/2/2023

Colliers Engineering & Design Australia (Sydney, Australia) acquired Craig & Rhodes (Rhodes, Australia), a civil and structural engineering design, surveying, planning, project management, water and wastewater design, and land development advisory firm. Link to details

5/2/2023

ENR’s #27 ranked global design firm, Hatch (Mississauga, Canada), announced the integration of Küttner (Essen, Germany) into its group of companies. Together, the organization is Europe’s leading provider of complex engineering and technology services for the metals, energy, and infrastructure market sectors. Link to details

5/3/2023

ENR’s #38 ranked environmental firm, Montrose Environmental Group (North Little Rock, AR), entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of environmental and engineering firm Matrix Solutions (Calgary, Canada). Link to details

5/1/2023

Project management firm TSA Management (Sydney, Australia) acquired project management and quantity surveying firm Henry Riley (Croydon, UK). Link to details

5/2/2023

Aegion (St. Louis, MO), an infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation, and technology-enabled water solutions firm, acquired Infraspec Services (Laval, Canada), a firm that specializes in trenchless water rehabilitation services. Link to details

4/27/2023

ADP Architecture (Birmingham, UK) acquired Ethos Design and Architecture (London, UK). The acquisition further expands ADP’s experience in the mixed-use residential, hospitality, and infrastructure sectors. Link to details


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