M&A Activity Report for the week of 10/23/2023 – 10/29/2023

Oct 31, 2023

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Domestic Transactions:


Investment funds managed by investment firm TowerBrook Capital Partners (London, UK) entered into a definitive agreement for a minority investment in Langan Engineering & Environmental Services (Parsippany, NJ). Link to Details.



RMA Group (Rancho Cucamonga, CA), an environmental consulting, geosciences, and materials testing and inspection professional services provider, acquired Big Apple Group (Hicksville, NY), a monitoring, inspection, and lab-based testing services provider. Link to Details.



DEKRA (Stuttgart, Germany), a testing, inspecting, certification, and consulting services firm, acquired Weiss Technik North America’s environmental testing laboratories (Sterling Heights, MI), adding environmental testing services to DEKRA’s North American product testing portfolio. Link to Details.



Brandstetter Carroll (Lexington, KY), an architecture and engineering firm, acquired Kirkpatrick Architectural Studio (Denton, TX), an architecture firm. Link to Details.



Endesco (Rockville, MD), a civil engineering firm, acquired MCV Associates (Alexandra, VA), a traffic data collection and engineering firm. Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Accenture (Dublin, Ireland), a global professional services firm with digital, cloud, and security capabilities, acquired Comtech Group (Richmond Hill, Canada), a consulting and program management firm for Canadian and U.S. infrastructure projects. Link to Details.



Movares (Utrecht, The Netherlands), a consulting and engineering firm specializing in rail, mobility, energy, and infrastructure solutions, and Innovus Smart Engineering (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), a group of engineering firms specializing in built and spatial environments, merged. Link to Details.



Geotechnical and environmental engineering specialist ABO-Group (Helsby, UK) acquired road and sewage works design specialist engineering firm SWBO (Dendermonde, Belgium). Link to Details.



RSK Group (Helsby, UK), an environmental consulting and services firm, acquired ABM (Catalonia, Spain), a water management, consulting, and engineering services firm. Link to Details.

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