AEC Industry Merger & Acquisition Activity Report (7/29/19 - 8/18/19)

Aug 20, 2019

  • Texas-based architectural design firms Archon Architecture (San Antonio, TX) and Archon Design Build (San Antonio, TX) announced their merger and rebranding as DALLENBACH-COLE. Link to details
  • EA and environmental firm Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber (Grand Rapids, MI) acquired Northwest Consultants (NCI) (Toledo, OH). NCI provides services in bridge inspection, roadway, street, and freeway design. Link to details
  • Multi-national design firm RATIO Architects (Indianapolis, IN) acquired Humphries Poli Architects (Denver, CO), a former AIA Western Mountain Region Firm of the Year and AIA Denver Firm of the Year award winner. Link to details
  • Maser Consulting (Red Bank, NJ), a multidiscipline consulting and engineering design firm, acquired Craig Testing Laboratories (Mays Landing, NJ), a fully accredited AASHTO and ACOE materials testing laboratory. Link to details
  • J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), a global consulting firm that specializes in construction, forensic architectural, engineering, and environmental consulting services, acquired equipment consulting firm Werlinger & Associates (Yorba Linda, CA). Link to details
  • Civil engineering firm Koontz Bryant Johnson Williams (Henrico, VA) acquired CBC Engineers (Centerville, OH), a provider of geotechnical, geo-structural, and environmental services to municipal and private clients throughout the US and Canada. Link to details
  • TLC Engineering Solutions (Orlando, FL) acquired LaSalle Engineering (Willow Grove, PA). The move expands TLC’s ability to provide life safety consulting and fire protection engineering to clients across the Mid-Atlantic region. Link to details
  • MEP engineering and energy efficiency specialist Ryan Soames Engineering (New York, NY) acquired full-service MEP consultant Adaptive Engineering Professionals (West Orange, NJ). Link to details
  • Environmental services provider Montrose Environmental Group (Irvine, CA) acquired air quality management firm LEHDER Environmental Services (Point Edward, Canada). Link to details
  • MIG Engineering (Sarnia, Canada) acquired T.W. Gray & Associates Engineering (Sarnia, Canada). T.W. Gray will no longer be operating and the company’s existing clients and projects will now be serviced by MIG. Link to details
  • Meinhardt Group (Singapore, Singapore), acquired civil and structural engineering consultant Tham & Wong (Singapore, Singapore). The acquisition will strengthen Meinhardt’s overall service offerings in Vietnam where Tham & Wong has been operating for over 10 years. Link to details
  • SGS (Geneva, Switzerland), a global inspection, verification, testing, and certification firm, acquired DMV Environmental Safety (Wolverhampton, UK), a solution provider of health and safety services. Link to details
  • Boxwood Merger Corp. (Santa Monica, CA), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Technical Consultants(Austin, TX), a provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering, and consulting services, have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Link to details
  • Watkins Associated Industries (Atlanta, GA) acquired NOVA Engineering and Environmental (Kennesaw, GA), an environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing firm. Link to details
  • Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (Montgomery, AL) and Bay Design Associates Architects (BDA) (Pensacola, FL) have joined forces. BDA specializes in the design of educational, healthcare, commercial, and office facilities. Link to details
  • Anser Advisory(Orlando, FL), acquired Inline Management (Golden, CO), a construction management and owner’s representative firm specializing in school construction and capital improvement projects along the Colorado Front Range. Link to details
  • Architecture firm M2 Design Services (Brentwood, TN) merged with A2H (Lakeland, TN), a planning and design firm that provides architectural, engineering, landscape architecture, planning, and project management services. Link to details
  • Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired the rail infrastructure engineering and consulting services business from NRC Group (Helsinki, Finland). The acquisition brings 320 new railway design experts to Sweco. Link to details
  • M Group Services (Stevenage, UK) acquired KH Engineering Services (Sidcup, UK), a provider of mechanical and electrical engineering solutions to the rail and wider transport sectors. Link to details
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