M&A Activity Report (03.21.2021 - 03.28.2021)

Mar 31, 2021

  • 4 S.T.E.L. Engineering (Mission Viejo, CA), an engineering firm with a broad range of expertise focused on structural and electrical design and engineering, acquired structural engineering firm Bushra Tsai (Anaheim, CA). Zweig Group represented 4 S.T.E.L Engineering in their buy-side process. Link to Details
  • Woolpert (Dayton, OH), a premier architecture, engineering and geospatial firm, announced that MSD Partners, L.P. (New York, NY) has agreed to invest in the company in partnership with management. In connection with the transaction, Long Point Capital (New York, NY) will be exiting its investment in the company. Link to Details
  • Goodwyn Mills Cawood (Montgomery, AL), a multidisciplined architecture and engineering firm with locations throughout the Southeast, announced the acquisition of PDC Consultants (Franklin, TN), an aviation consulting firm. The addition of PDC’s 13 employees doubles the size of the GMC’s Aviation team and enhances the airport planning and engineering capabilities of both firms and expands GMC's geographic footprint. Link to Details
  • Hancock Associates (Danvers, MA), a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, announced their acquisition of Sherman & Frydryk (Palmer, MA) a land surveying and civil engineering firm. Link to Details
  • Residential architecture firm, KTGY Architecture + Planning (Irvine, CA) announced that it has acquired hospitality-focused interior design and branding firm, Simeone Deary Design Group (Chicago, IL), creating a fully integrated architecture, branding, interiors and planning practice. Link to Details
  • The Artelia Group (Choisy-le-Roi, France), a major player in construction engineering in Europe, has announced the acquisition of SDZ ProcessRéa (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France), a company specializing in the design and project management of intensive and automated logistics facilities. Link to Details

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