M&A Activity Report for the week of 12/11/2023 – 12/17/2023

Dec 18, 2023

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Domestic Transactions:


Kimley-Horn (Raleigh, NC) (ENR #9) a planning and design consulting firm joined forces with LPDA (Charlottesville, VA), a landscape architecture and land planning firm. Link to Details.


UNICO Engineering (Folsom, CA), a construction management, land surveying, and systems integration services firm, acquired Idyllwild Land Surveying (El Cajon, CA), a land surveying firm that offers boundary survey, topographic survey, drone topography, A.L.T.A survey, and construction surveying services. Link to Details.


AECOM (Los Angeles, CA) (ENR #2) acquired environmental consulting firm, Environmental Management and Planning Solutions, Inc. (EMPSi) (Boulder, CO), with expertise in environmental analysis, assessments, and permitting, particularly with U.S. federal clients. Link to Details.


Southern Engineering and Testing (Charlotte, NC) a geotechnical engineering firm acquired the Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Services Division (GECS) of Stewart (Raleigh, NC) (ENR #498). This acquisition benefits both firms by allowing them to concentrate on core strengths. Link to Details.


Industry leader and fast-growing Bowman Consulting Group (Reston, VA) (ENR #87) acquired Hess-Rountree (Phoenix, AZ), an engineering firm with an emphasis on renewable energy, educational, and sports facilities projects. Link to Details.


International Transactions:


Civil engineering and community planning firm Iterio (Stockholm, Sweden) acquired Helm (Stockholm, Sweden). Helm consists of the companies Helm Project, a project construction and planning firm, and Helm Connect, an urban planning and management coordination firm. Link to Details.


Land development firm Millar Merrigan (Croydon, Australia) acquired land surveying firm AMS Land Surveyors (Bayswater, Australia). Link to Details.


Norda Stelo (Quebec City, Canada), an engineering consulting firm, acquired multidisciplinary engineering and project management services firm CWA Engineers (Vancouver, Canada). Link to Details.

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