Weekly merger and acquisition update: October 8, 2021

This week Morrissey Goodale reported fifteen U.S. deals and four international deals involving companies from Sweden, Italy, Spain, Ireland, France and Sweden.

By Morrissey Goodale October 8, 2021
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported fifteen U.S. deals and four international deals involving companies from Sweden, Italy, Spain, Ireland, France and Sweden.

M&A Transactions

 

10/7/2021

One of the industry’s most innovative firms RESPEC (Rapid City, SD) acquired JDS-Hydro Consultants (Colorado Springs, Colorado), a multi-disciplined civil engineering firm that specializes in municipal water and wastewater engineering services. Link to details

10/5/2021

Engineering and design firm Olsson (Lincoln, NE) (ENR #76) executed a purchase agreement to acquire Wittstruck & Associates (Omaha, NE), a design firm focused on providing crossing and wayside signal design services to the rail market. Link to details

10/7/2021

Halff Associates (Richardson, TX) (ENR #102) announced its intent to acquire Morrison-Shipley Engineers (Fort Smith, AR), a civil engineering firm with extensive experience in the public works, residential, aviation, commercial, and industrial/warehouse development sectors. Link to details

10/6/2021

Braun Intertec (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #114) acquired Edwards-Pitman Environmental (Atlanta, GA), an environmental compliance consulting firm with expertise in transportation, governmental, and infrastructure projects. Link to details

10/1/2021

Multidisciplinary consulting firm Bowman Consulting Group (Reston, VA) (ENR #144) acquired Triangle Site Design (Raleigh, NC), a civil engineering and land planning services firm. Link to details

10/5/2021

ENR’s #68 ranked environmental firm, Apex Companies (Rockville, MD), acquired CME Engineering and CME Operations (Greensburg, PA), regional providers in civil, mining, water, and environmental engineering. Link to details

10/4/2021

Coffman Engineers (Seattle, WA) (ENR #154) reached a definitive agreement with electrical engineering firm N.A. Cohen Group (Encino, CA) to join forces. The merger is planning to close in December 2021. Link to details

10/4/2021

DIF Capital Partners (Schiphol, Netherlands) agreed to acquire Bernhard (Metairie, LA), the largest privately-owned Energy-as-a-Service solutions company in the United States, from an affiliate of Bernhard Capital Partners (Baton Rouge, LA). Link to details

10/1/2021

Michels Trenchless, a wholly owned subsidiary of ENR’s #28 ranked contractor, Michels Corporation (Brownsville, WI), acquired J.D. Hair & Associates (Tulsa, OK), a consulting firm known for its engineering services for horizontal directional drilling and direct pipe installations. Link to details

10/1/2021

WestLand Engineering & Environmental Services (Tucson, AZ) merged with EM Strategies (Reno, NV), an environmental consulting firm that serves the development, industrial, utility, and natural resource industries. Link to details

10/3/2021

Global technology, defense, and engineering group ST Engineering (Singapore) entered into an agreement to acquire all the ownership interests in transportation leader and ENR’s #101 ranked design firm in 2020, TransCore (Nashville, TN). Link to details

10/4/2021

Global design firm WSP (Montreal, Canada) acquired Englekirk Structural Engineers (Los Angeles, CA), a structural engineering design services firm with extensive experience in new construction and seismic rehabilitation. Link to details

10/1/2021

Architecture and engineering firm Galloway & Company (Greenwood Village, CO) acquired JRCA Architects (Salt Lake City, UT), an architecture firm regarded for its design of healthcare, public works, and public safety facilities, as well as government and justice centers. Link to details

10/5/2021

MFS Engineers & Surveyors (South Plainfield, NJ), a multidiscipline civil engineering firm, acquired GEOD Corporation (Newfoundland, NJ), a provider of aerial photogrammetry/LIDAR mapping, land survey, subsurface utility markout, and 3D laser-scanning services. Link to details

10/6/2021

Project management and design firm Unispace (Sydney, Australia) acquired Downstream (Portland, OR), a global expert in experiential design that integrates interactive digital and physical experiences in global tech hubs, flagship retailers, major sports venues, and education spaces. Link to details

10/5/2021

ENR’s #20 ranked global design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired Zert AB (Lycksele, Sweden), a software solutions firm specializing in risk management and technical documentation. Link to details

10/5/2021

ENR’s #29 ranked international design firm, SYSTRA (Paris, France), reached an agreement to acquire SWS Engineers (Trento, Italy), a specialist in the design of tunnels and underground structures. Link to details

9/10/2021

ENR’s #16 ranked construction management-for-fee firm, Cumming (Los Angeles, CA), merged with Scollard Doyle (Dublin, Ireland), an independent cost and project management consultancy. Link to details

9/30/2021

Commercial real estate services firm CBRE (Los Angeles, CA) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bovis Spain (Madrid, Spain), a project management and consultancy firm serving clients across multiple sectors. Link to details

 


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