M&A Activity Report for the week of 5/30/2022 - 6/5/2022

Jun 06, 2022

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Domestic Transactions:



DCCM (Houston, TX), a national provider of design, consulting, and program and construction management services firm has announced the acquisition of Alliance Transportation Group (Austin, TX). Link to Details.




Architecture, planning and interior design firm, Orcutt | Winslow (Phoenix, AZ), has signed an agreement to acquire Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock/Architects (Orlando, FL), an international master planning/architectural firm. Link to Details.




Environmental services consulting firm specializing in planning, permitting, and habitat restoration, Belaire Environmental (Phoenix, AZ), has joined with environmental consulting firm Anchor QEA (Seattle, WA). Link to Details.



Global Transactions:



Global design and technology firm, IBI Group (Toronto, Canada) announced that it has acquired mobility solutions provider, HotSpot (Fredericton, Canada). HotSpot began addressing parking issues through technology and has since developed into a suite of integrated mobility solutions. Link to Details.




WSP (Montreal, Canada) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Environmental & Infrastructure business, of Wood (Aberdeen, UK). With approximately 6,000 experts in 10 countries, E&I has a rich history in the environmental sector and a well-diversified client base. Link to Details.




RSK Group (Helsby, UK) has announced that it has strengthened its expertise in the water sector by acquiring the established training provider, Watertrain (Warrington, UK). Watertrain has been the leading provider of apprenticeships and other qualifications to the water utility sector since 2007. Link to Details.




For its second acquisition of the week, RSK Group (Helsby, UK) has announced the acquisition of ADEV Environment (Le Blanc, France), a multidisciplinary environmental consultancy with two offices across France. Link to Details.




International design, engineering, and advisory company, Aurecon (Melbourne, Australia) has acquired Acuity and Acumen (Hong Kong, China) to further strengthen and broaden its environmental and sustainability capabilities. Link to Details.




GoBe Consultants (Buckfastleigh, UK), an innovative and market leading planning and environmental services consultancy, has announced that it has joined the APEM Group (Stockport, UK). Link to Details.




Property agent and consultancy, Graham + Sibbald (Dundee, UK), has acquired the established independent chartered surveying firm of Keningtons (London, England), that specializes in the carbon and sustainability, social and student housing, hotel and leisure, planning, petroleum and roadside, and architectural sectors. Link to Details.




Planet Smart City (London, England), a global leader in smart affordable housing, has signed an exclusive agreement to acquire Politecna Europa (Turin, Italy), a company specializing in architectural and engineering design. Link to Details.


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