M&A Activity Report for the week of 5/22/2023 – 5/28/2023

Jun 05, 2023

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Domestic Transactions:


Full-service architectural firm Harvard Jolly Architecture (St. Petersburg, FL) announced a partnership with architectural, planning, and design firm PBK (Houston, TX). Link to Details.



SAM Companies (Austin, TX), a geospatial and inspection solutions provider for the utility, transportation, and infrastructure markets, acquired MTPLS Surveying & Mapping (Baltimore, MD), a geomatics solutions firm. Link to Details.



Goodwyn Mills Cawood (Montgomery, AL), an architecture and engineering firm, acquired Commercial Site Solutions (Easley, SC), a civil engineering firm. Link to Details.



Moisture Intrusion Solutions (Daytona Beach, FL), a building envelope specialist, merged with Salas O’Brien (Irvine, CA), an engineering and technical consulting services firm. Link to Details.



Capital program and project advisory firm Anser Advisory (Santa Ana, CA) acquired software-agnostic systems integrator for building and infrastructure owners Gafcon Digital (GDI) (San Diego, CA). Link to Details.



Little Diversified Architectural Consulting (Charlotte, NC), a transdisciplinary design firm, acquired Hughes Group Architects (Sterling, VA), a design firm for public safety, higher education, K-12, recreation and athletic facilities, and commercial architecture projects. Link to Details.



S.W. Cole Engineering (Bangor, ME), a geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, and special inspections firm, acquired Paul B. Aldinger & Associates (East Providence, RI), a geotechnical engineering and laboratory testing services provider. Link to Details.



Environmental consulting and engineering services provider Liberty Environmental (Reading, PA) acquired civil engineering and environmental consulting firm Frey Engineering (Lebanon, NJ). Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Dorsch Gruppe (Frankfurt, Germany), an independent planning and consulting firm for engineering services, entered into a partnership with ECG Engineering Consultants Group (Alexandria, Egypt), a planning and consulting provider for engineering services. Link to Details.



TINTO Architecture (Aberdeen, UK), an architecture and interior design firm, merged with Deeside Architects Studio (Banchory, UK). Link to Details.



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