M&A Activity Report for the week of 9/26/2022 – 10/2/2022

Oct 03, 2022

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Domestic Transactions:


Transportation consulting firm TranSystems (Kansas City, MO) acquired multi-disciplinary engineering company SEPI (Raleigh, NC). Link to Details.



Full-service architecture firm Manley Spangler Smith Architects (Griffin, GA) merged with PBK (Houston, TX), an award-winning architectural and interior design solutions provider. Link to Details.



IMEG Corp. (Rock Island, IL), a leading engineering design firm, acquired the engineering division of Veregy (Columbus, OH), formerly Dynamix Engineering, which specializes in consulting engineering services for building and infrastructure systems. Link to Details.



The Thrasher Group (Bridgeport, WV), a full-service consultancy, acquired Dunn Engineers (Charleston, WV), an engineering firm specializing in utility engineering. Link to Details.



Expanding its interior services, DAHLIN (Pleasanton, CA), an architecture, planning, and interiors firm, acquired interior design, installation, and procurement services firm Design Line Interiors (Del Mar, CA). Link to Details.



Haley Ward (Brewer, ME) an employee-owned engineering, environmental, and surveying consultancy, acquired multidiscipline engineering and environmental company Lenard Engineering (Glastonbury, CT). Link to Details.



Comprehensive science, engineering, and technology-driven solutions provider Integral Consulting (Seattle, WA) received a majority investment from Imperial Capital (Toronto, Canada), a mid-market private equity firm. Link to Details.



4Ward Land Surveying (Austin, TX), a member firm of The HFW Companies (St. Louis, MO), acquired professional services provider for Texas commercial, residential, and public works projects Delta Survey Group (Austin, TX). Link to Details.



PaleoWest (Phoenix, AZ), a heritage consulting firm for prehistoric, historic, architectural, ethnographic, and paleontological projects, and Commonwealth Heritage Group (Dexter, MI), a full-service heritage management and consulting firm, merged to form a leading cultural resource company. Link to Details.



ENTACT (Westmont, IL), a leading environmental remediation and geotechnical services firm and portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO), acquired specialized environmental remediation and industrial services firm USA Environment (Deer Park, TX). Link to Details.



To enhance its assessment capabilities of properties’ physical conditions, real estate services provider Armada Analytics (Greenville, SC) acquired engineering and environmental due diligence company f3 (St. Louis, MO). Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Asset and construction management, renewable energy, and new technologies services firm Betic Consulting Engineers (Dippach, Luxembourg) acquired engineering consultancy EKOplan (Rosport-Mompach, Luxembourg). Link to Details.



To grow its global operations in water, environmental, and sustainable infrastructure, Tetra Tech (Pasadena, CA), a leading high-end consulting and engineering services provider, made an all-cash acquisition of technology-enabled consultancy RPS Group (Abingdon, UK). Link to Details.


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