M&A Activity Report for the week of 12/18/2023 – 12/24/2023

Dec 22, 2023

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Domestic Transactions:


Energy efficiency and sustainability solutions provider, Legence (San Jose, CA), acquired OCI Associates (Maitland, FL), a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering firm that also offers services in lighting design, fire protection, and project management. Link to Details.


Verdantas (Dublin, OH) (ENR #149) a sustainable infrastructure engineering, planning, and environmental science services acquired a power utility consulting and electrical engineering firm GRP Engineering (Petoskey, MI), delivering electrical design and construction administration services. Link to Details.


Baxter & Woodman (Crystal Lake, IL) (ENR #291) an infrastructure planning, design, and construction services firm acquired engineering firm Green Civil Design (Cedar Park, TX), who specializes in water, wastewater, and site design services. Link to Details.


Infrastructure engineering, community planning, surveying, mapping, and landscape architecture firm, Sanderson Bellecci (Concord, CA), merged with Coleman Engineering (Roseville, CA), an engineering firm that specializes in water and wastewater utilities design and contract operations. Link to Details.


Raba Kistner (San Antonio, TX) (ENR #175), an engineering, environmental, and PM firm acquired six offices from Braun Intertec (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #117) in the Gulf Coast region. The offices specialize in construction materials engineering and testing (CoMET), geotechnical engineering, and drilling/CPT operations. Link to Details.


Transportation consulting firm TranSystems (Kansas City, MO) (ENR #65) mechanical, electrical, life safety, energy, and systems engineering consulting firm, acquired BCE Engineers (Fife, WA). Link to Details.


International Transactions:


Octavius Infrastructure (Reigate, UK) a transportation infrastructure provider acquired rail specialist consulting firm, Navitas Engineering Group (London, UK), that provides electric engineering services to railway and electricity supply industries. Link to Details.


Environmental firm Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX) (ENR #81) acquired acoustical engineering firm, Valcoustics Canada (Richmond Hill, Canada), who specializes in acoustic design for residential land use planning, environmental compliance, and architectural applications. Link to Details.

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