M&A Activity Report (11/01/21 – 11/07/2021)

Nov 08, 2021

Domestic Transactions:
  • Leading multi-disciplinary firm that provides consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery services, Jacobs (Dallas, TX), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BlackLynx (Rockville, MD). BlackLynx is an industry leader in the suite of software-enabled solutions. Link to Details
  • Haight & Associates, Inc. (Juneau, AK), an electrical engineering company, has become part of RESPEC (Rapid City, SD). The acquisition reflects RESPEC's ongoing commitment to serving Alaska's public and private sectors and expanding its infrastructure services. Link to Details
  • J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), a global, multidisciplinary consulting firm has announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Environmental Profiles, Inc. (Columbia, MD), an environmental, health, and safety consulting firm. Link to Details
  • Leading environmental services company focused on supporting commercial and government organizations, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (North Little Rock, AR), has announced the acquisition of Horizon Water and Environment, LLC (Oakland, CA). Horizon is an environmental consulting firm specializing in planning, watershed science, and environmental compliance for water and natural resources projects in California. Link to Details
  • Full service multi-disciplinary professional consulting and design firm, H2M architects + engineers (Melville, NY) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dennis Noskin Architects (Tarryton, NY). DNA is a full-service design firm that offers architectural, interior design, and space planning services to commercial and industrial clients. Link to Details
  • Watson Tate Savory Architects (Columbia, SC) has announced that they have joined McMillan Pazdan Smith (Greenville, SC) in a merger. Both firms were aligned in their values and vision and have established reputations for delivering impactful, award-winning projects for public and private clientele. Link to Details
  • Private equity investment firm, Blackford Capital, has announced the acquisition of IS Collaborative, Inc., an award-winning interior design firm recognized for its innovative work and deep understanding of the needs of continuing care retirement communities. Link to Details
  • Deuchler Engineering (Aurora, IL) an engineering and environmental firm, will be joining the Fehr Graham (Freeport, IL) family. Fehr Graham is a premier provider of engineering, environmental, and funding solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional, and government clients. Link to Details
  • Bennett & Pless (Atlanta, GA), one of the Southeast's leading structural engineering firms, has acquired Zabik Turner Engineering (Garden, FL), a specialized structural engineering firm with capabilities in Central Florida. Link to Details
  • Two well-known Westchester planning and engineering firms who play instrumental roles in the land use and project design approval process for many of the most prominent development projects in the country, Divney Tung Schwalbe (White Plains, NY) and Provident Design Engineering (Hawthorne, NY) have merged, forming DTS Provident Design Engineering (White Plains, NY). Link to Details
  • Private equity firm Evolution Capital Partners LLC (Cleveland, OH) announced that it has made a growth investment in LEW Corporation (Mine Hill, NJ). LEW provides a range of environmental inspection, testing and remediation services to property owners, municipal housing authorities, schools, and other organizations. Link to Details
  • Ransom Consulting, LLC (Newbury, MA), a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental company has opened its second office in New Jersey and expanded its services. Ransom has completed the acquisition of Civalier Engineering & Surveying, Inc. (Wenonah, NJ). Link to Details
Global Transactions:
  • Global leader in sustainable design and engineering, Stantec (Edmonton, UK), has deepened its energy transition expertise in the Netherlands with the acquisition of Driven by Values (Eindhoven, Netherlands). The 28-person engineering and consulting firm is a trusted partner for government and utility clients navigating the transition towards sustainable energy generation. Link to Details
  • DIALOG (Calgary, Canada) has completed the merger of NXL Architects (Toronto, Canada). NXL is a Canadian leader in the planning and design of laboratories and complex-process facilities for science, technology and clean industry. Link to Details
  • Engineering, construction, and operations services firm, Venterra Group has acquired three businesses: Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (Dublin, Ireland), Osbit (Northumberland, UK), and FoundOcean (Livingston, UK). Link to Details
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