M&A Activity Report for the week of 8/22/2022 – 8/28/2022

Aug 30, 2022

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Domestic Transactions:


To become a national energy and utility services authority, Anser Advisory (Santa Ana, CA), a leading program management firm, merged with utility project and construction management firm LaFata Contract Services (King of Prussia, PA). Link to Details.



Middle market private equity investment firm Palm Beach Capital (West Palm Beach, FL) invested in Earth Systems (Lantana, FL), an environmental engineering firm and consultancy for oil and gas, governments and municipalities, utilities, and property development clients. Link to Details.



Infrastructure consultancies family Trilon Group (Denver, CO) announced a strategic partnership with active transportation industry pioneer Alta Planning + Design (Portland, OR). Link to Details.



Infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation, and technology-enabled water solutions firm Aegion (St. Louis, MO) acquired professional services firm Next Level Environmental (Canton, MA). Link to Details.



Richard Yen & Associates (San Diego, CA), an architecture and planning firm, entered a strategic partnership with AO (Orange, CA), a full-service architecture business specializing in commercial real estate. The two companies will become RY+AO and will focus on architecture and planning projects in the expanding San Diego market. Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Leading geotechnical consulting, construction materials testing, and surveying and monitoring services provider Construction Testing Solutions (Leicester, UK) acquired In Situ Site Investigation (St Leonards-on-Sea, UK), a cone penetration testing techniques and ground investigation services firm.  Link to Details.

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