M&A Activity Report for the week of 7/25/2022 – 7/31/2022

Aug 01, 2022


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Domestic Transactions:


The HFW Companies (St. Louis, MO), an AE-industry-focused professional services company, announced a strategic partnership with professional land surveying firm 4Ward Land Surveying (Austin, TX). Link to Details.



Private equity management firm Bernhard Capital Partners (Baton Rouge, LA) acquired leading environmental and natural resources consulting, land reclamation, and field services firm KC Harvey Environmental (Bozeman, MT). This acquisition marks the start of Bernhard Capital Partners’ environmental services platform. Link to Details.



EN Engineering (Warrenville, IL), an engineering, consulting, and automation services company, signed a definitive agreement to acquire FiberRise Communications (Huntsville, AL), a grid modernization and broadband consulting and engineering services provider. Link to Details.



To expand its geographic reach and enhance its work in the hospitality, gaming, commercial, and government markets, architecture and engineering consulting company Shive-Hattery (Cedar Rapids, IA) acquired engineering and interior design firm KdG Architects (St. Louis, MO). Link to Details.



Alliance Technical Group (Decatur, AL), the leading nationwide provider of air emissions testing and monitoring solutions, acquired stack testing and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) integration and maintenance services provider CK Environmental (Canton, MA). Link to Details.



Integrus Architecture (Spokane, WA) merged with YGH Architecture (Portland, OR). The combined firms will provide master planning, architectural and structural engineering, interior design, and experiential design services for public spaces across the Pacific Northwest. Link to Details.



To expand its geographic reach and hospitality design expertise, Egis (Guyancourt, France), a leading global consulting, construction engineering, and mobility services provider, acquired SB Architects (San Francisco, CA), an architecture and design firm specializing in international hospitality destination creation.  Link to Details.



Fortifying its position as a global leader in noise, acoustic, and vibration services, RWDI (Guelph, Canada) a building performance, climate engineering, and environmental engineering company, acquired acoustical consultancy Newson Brown Acoustics (Culver City, CA). Link to Details.



Private equity firm and family office Copley Equity Partners (Quincy, MA) acquired equity interest in LJB (Dayton, OH), a leading civil and structural engineering, fall protection engineering and consulting, transportation engineering and traffic safety consulting, geospatial and water resources services company. Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Henning Larsen (Copenhagen, Denmark), an architecture, landscape, and urbanism studio, announced the integration of Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl (Überlingen, Germany), a landscape architecture firm. Link to Details.


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