M&A Activity Report for the week of (4/25/2022 - 5/1/2022)

May 02, 2022

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Please see below for the M&A Activity Report for the week of (4/25/2022 - 5/1/2022).



Domestic Transactions:



COWI (Lyngby, Denmark) has entered into an agreement to acquire FINLEY Engineering Group (Tallahassee, FL), a speciality engineering firm recognized for its expertise in complex bridge projects of all kinds. They have completed over 100 projects across the United States, Canada, Middle East, Africa, and South America. Zweig Group (Fayetteville, AR) advised FINLEY in their sell-side process. Link to Details.




Capital Engineering (Rancho, Cordova, CA) has announced its merger with Stanton Engineering (Sacramento, CA), an MEP engineering firm that provides its services to the mixed-use, multi-family, hospitality and senior living markets. The firms will unite under the Capital brand. Link to Details.




Engineering and consulting firm, Cal Y Mayor has announced its first acquisition executed as part of their growth strategy, Omni Design . Omni Design is an architecture, engineering, surveying and telecommunications services firm with specialization in revolutionary new infrastructure like energy storage sites and 5G antennas. Link to Details.




Engineering services firm covering the full lifecycle of assets including facilities and aerospace ground support equipment, Nelson Engineering (Merritt Island, FL) has announced that it has joined Salas O'Brien (Santa Ana, CA). Link to Details.




Award-winning architecture, design, and strategy firm, NELSON Worldwide (Philadelphia, PA) has announced that it has merged operations with Daroff Design + DDI Architects (Philadelphia, PA), an award-winning, internationally recognized interior design and architecture firm. Link to Details.




Full service infrastructure firm, Hardesty & Hanover , has announced the acquisition of P.E. Structural Consultants . PESC is an engineering firm specializing in structural engineering and architectural design of bridges. Link to Details.

Global Transactions:



Legal and professional services group, Gately (Birmingham, UK) has announced the acquisition of Smithers Purslow (Oakham, UK), an architecture, engineering and building surveying firm. Link to Details.




Rubicon Partners (London, UK), a private equity group with a focus on acquiring operating industrial businesses, has announced the acquisition of the utilities business of Amey (London, UK). The business will now be operating as a stand-alone entity, Avove (Chorley, UK). Link to Details.


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