Business of Engineering

Weekly merger and acquisition update: September 3, 2021

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

By Morrissey Goodale September 3, 2021
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported ten U.S. deals and four international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark and France.

M&A Transactions

8/1/2021

In its second deal in as many months, DCCM (Houston, TX), a fast-growing design, consulting, and PM/CM firm, entered the Southeast market through the acquisition of prominent Georgia firm Rochester & Associates (Gainesville, GA). Link to details

8/27/2021

McKim & Creed (Raleigh, NC) (ENR #149) acquired Texas Engineering and Mapping Company (T.E.A.M.) (Stafford, TX), an engineering firm that specializes in land surveying, site development engineering, and subdivision platting. Link to details

8/31/2021

National employee-owned consulting firm Mead & Hunt (Middleton, WI) (ENR #97) acquired Perkins Engineering Consultants (Arlington, TX), a water and wastewater engineering firm that serves private utilities and municipal and industrial clients.

Link to details

9/2/2021

Consulting, engineering, and construction services firm Atwell (Southfield, MI) (ENR #104) completed a merger with planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering company Waldrop Engineering (Bonita Springs, FL). Link to details

9/2/2021

Private equity firm Wind Point Partners (Chicago, IL) acquired The Vertex Companies (Weymouth, MA) (ENR #442), an engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, dispute resolution, environmental, and digital solutions. Link to details

8/30/2021

Architecture and planning firm HMC Architects (Los Angeles, CA) (ENR #173) acquired Rainforth Grau Architects (Sacramento, CA), an architecture firm with a 37-year history of educational design leadership in Northern California. Link to details

8/31/2021

Multi-discipline civil engineering and surveying firm DRMP (Orlando, FL) (ENR #217) acquired Bussen-Mayer Engineering Group (Merritt Island, FL), a civil engineering, environmental consulting, and land surveying services firm. Link to details

9/1/2021

Architecture and planning firm E4H Environments for Health Architecture (Boston, MA) (ENR #328) acquired Dixon + Associates (Salt Lake City, UT), a niche architectural design firm focused on the healthcare and medical design industry. Link to details

8/31/2021

Qualus Power Services (Cincinnati, OH), an electric power engineering and field services firm, acquired Patterson Power Engineers (Chattanooga, TN), an engineering firm with extensive expertise in power system protection, analysis, and design with large utilities. Link to details

9/1/2021

Full-service consulting firm JSI (Greenbelt, MD) acquired Mid-State Consultants (Nephi, UT), a telecommunications engineering services firm with a focus on rural broadband access issues. Link to details

GLOBAL TRANSACTIONS

9/2/2021

Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired MWH Treatment (Salford, UK), a company with a 200-year legacy that operates across the UK water industry. Link to details

8/30/2021

ENR’s #20 ranked global design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired INSUCO (Copenhagen, Denmark), an engineering firm specialized in railway design, particularly tracks and stations, as well as drainage and safety. Link to details

9/1/2021

Global testing, inspection, and certification services firm Bureau Veritas (Paris, France) acquired AET France (Bretteville-sur-Odon, France), a company that specializes in laboratory testing, product development, and sustainability testing. Link to details

9/1/2021

AESG (London, UK), a specialist consulting, engineering, and advisory firm, acquired Commtech Europe (Thetford, UK), a provider of commissioning and technical services throughout Europe. Link to details


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