M&A Activity Report for the week of 11/14/2022 – 11/20/2022

Nov 23, 2022

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Domestic Transactions:


National consulting, engineering, and construction services company Atwell (Southfield, MI) financed a private investment group’s acquisition of Cross Surveying (Bradenton, FL), a land surveying firm. Link to Details.



Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT) (Hunt Valley, MD), an employee-owned, multidisciplined firm that provides planning, design, and construction phase consulting services for infrastructure projects, acquired Civil Consulting Group (McKinney, TX), an engineering services provider and consultancy that specializes in roadway design, water resources engineering, traffic control design, and utilities engineering. Link to Details.



Further expanding into Florida, CHA Consulting (Albany, NY), a full-service engineering consultancy and construction management firm, acquired Eckler Engineering (Coral Springs, FL), a civil engineering firm specializing in water and wastewater services. Link to Details.



Multidisciplined consulting engineering firm Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates (Annapolis Junction, MD) acquired Clendenin Consulting & Remediation Group (Leesburg, VA), a top geotechnical, environmental, and geologic consulting services provider. Link to Details.



LRE Water (Denver, CO), a water resources and environmental firm, acquired Allan R. Standen (Austin, TX), a consulting services provider for groundwater and mineral resources development and management. Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Merchant bank BDT Capital Partners (Chicago, IL) acquired a minority interest in Exyte (Stuttgart, Germany), a firm that designs, engineers, and delivers high-tech facilities. Link to Details.

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