M&A Activity Report (10/11/21 – 10/17/2021)

Oct 18, 2021

Domestic Transactions:
  • Chen Moore and Associates (Fort Lauderdale, FL) expanded their professional engineering consulting services by acquiring Fred Wilson & Associates (Jacksonville, FL). With this acquisition, Chen Moore and Associates now has electrical capabilities and adds the Florida Department of Transportation to the firm's highway engineering project portfolio. Link to Details
  • George Butler & Associates, Inc. (Lenexa, KS) is excited to announce the acquisition of Rio Engineering, Inc. (Austin, TX). This is GBA's second acquisition in Texas, capitalizing on market potential for infrastructure preservation and expansion. Link to Details
  • Leading environmental services company, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (North Little Rock, AR) announced the acquisition of Environmental Chemistry, Inc. (Houston, TX), a full service environmental laboratory serving the Texas and Louisiana gulf coast region. Link to Details
  • SWCA Environmental Consultants (Phoenix, AZ) has announced that it has acquired Onsite Environmental Consulting (Jacksonville, FL). OEC is an environmental consulting firm providing a wide array of environmental services including renewable energy siting and permitting, wetland delineation, water quality monitoring, land development studies and more. Link to Details
  • Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. (San Antonio, TX), a leading civil engineering firm in Texas, announced the acquisition of Dowdey, Anderson & Associates (Plano, TX). DAA is a diversified engineering and design firm that provides land development services. Link to Details
  • CONSOR Engineering, LLC (Houston, TX) has announced the acquisition of Civic Engineering & Information Technologies, Inc. (Nashville, TN), a civil engineering design, construction management, surveying, and information technologies firm. Link to Details
  • TRC Companies (Windsor, CT), a leading, global consulting, engineering, and construction firm that provides environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions, announced a significant growth investment from Warburg Pincus (New York, NY), a leading growth investor. As part of this transaction, New Mountain Capital (New York, NY) successfully exiled its investment in TRC. Link to Details
  • Anser Advisory (Santa Ana, CA), the 17th largest PM firm according to ENR, second fastest growing AE firm in 2020 according to Zweig Group has announced the merging with Markon Solutions (Falls Church, VA). Link to Details
  • TowerPinkster (Kalamazoo, MI) and Kovert Hawkins Architects (Jeffersonville, IN) announced that they are merging to create a stronger and more geographically diverse design firm. With additional services, increased expertise, and expanded geographic reach, the team will be better able to serve clients throughout the Midwest and beyond. Link to Details
  • Bowman (Reston, VA) announced the acquisition of PCD Engineering, Inc. (Longmont, CO), a building services engineering and M/E/P firm. PCD delivers a variety of building-related services including M/E/P engineering, building envelope testing, sustainable design, and integrated green building solutions. Link to Details
  • Ardurra Group, Inc. (Tampa, FL) has acquired and merged with Fulghum, Macindoe & Associates, Inc. (Knoxville, TN), a water/civil engineering and construction management firm. Link to Details
  • Nova Group, GBC, (St. Louis Park, MN) an industry-leading commercial real estate due diligence advisory firm, announced the acquisition of Carlson Environmental Inc. (Chicago, IL), a full-scale environmental consulting firm. Link to Details
  • Civil Surveyors, Inc. (Tappahannock, VA) has acquired D & M Surveyors, P.C. (Tappahannock, VA). D & M is a surveying firm that offers topographical mapping and construction surveying services. Link to Details
  • Cameron McCarthy Landscape Architecture & Planning (Eugene, OR) is joining forces with JBattleson Design (Bend, OR). The two firms unite to better serve Central Oregon and the surrounding region. Link to Details
Global Transactions:
  • Foster + Partners (London, UK) announced that it has completed a strategic partnership with Hennick & Company (Toronto, Canada), a private family investment firm founded by the Hennick Family. Link to Details
  • Ridge and Partners LLP (Woodstock, UK) has acquired Projex Building Solutions (Leeds, UK) in a deal that will strengthen the existing Ridge teams in Leeds and Birmingham whilst adding to Ridge's extensive range of expertise. Link to Details
  • MGAC (Washington, DC), a leading North American-based owner's representation, and project and cost management consultancy, has announced the acquisition of U.K. property and construction consultants, RLF (London, UK), for an undisclosed, all-cash purchase. Link to Details
  • Engineering giant Assystem (Courbevoie, France) has acquired all of the shares of Schofield Lothian Ltd. (London, UK). Schofield is a consulting company that primarily specializes in UK rail projects which has 80 specialist consultants. Link to Details

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