M&A Activity Report (6/07/2021 - 6/13/2021)

Jun 14, 2021

Domestic Transactions
  • McKim & Creed (Raleigh, NC) has acquired an award-winning engineering firm - GSA Consulting Engineers (Gonzales, LA). GSA provides planning, engineering and permitting services for water and wastewater facilities, hydraulic engineering, transportation and roadway engineering and civil/site design. Link to Details
  • Full-service engineering and construction firm, CDM Smith, (Boston, MA) has acquired Milestone Solutions (Austin, TX). Milestone Solutions is a provider of transportation funding strategies and road using charging (RUC) services. Link to Details
  • Exact Stormwater Management, (Midlothian, VA) a stormwater maintenance and installation environmental firm has acquired Landsaver Environmental, (Richmond, VA) an environmental firm focused on waterway preservation during construction projects. Link to Details
  • Vivacity, LLC, (Alexandria, VA) a provider of carrier-neutral communications infrastructure and services has acquired Terra Consulting Group (Park Ridge, IL). Terra Consulting Firm provides professional land development consulting services, specializing in civil engineering and communications network development. Link to Details
  • Lord Aeck Sargent (Atlanta, GA) has become an independent architecture firm once again as its parent company begins a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. Katerra, (Menlo Park, CA) the former parent company has remained business as usual after the Chapter 11 filing on June 6th. Link to Details
  • Copley Equity Partners, LLC, (Quincy, MA) a private investment firm focused on growing middle market companies, has announced the merger of Magna IV Engineering, Inc. (Edmonton, Canada) and Power Solutions Group, Ltd (Tipp City, OH). This merger creates a leading provider of International Electrical Testing Association ("NETA") accredited electrical testing, maintenance and repair services. Link to Services
  • Anderson Engineering, Inc. (Springfield, MO) a civil engineering, planning and surveying services firm has acquired Southern Surveying and Mapping (Milton, FL). Link to Details

Global Transactions

  • Global investment firm, Platinum Equity (Beverly Hills, CA) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Urbaser, (Madrid, Spain) one of the world's largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying, Inc. (Shanghai, China). Link to Details
  • RCapital, (London, UK) a venture capital and private equity firm has announced its acquisition of Patrick Parsons (Birmingham, UK). Patrick Parsons is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy firm offering environmental consultancy, geoenvironmental, civil, structural and MEP design services. Link to Details
  • Ensafe Consultants, (Daventry, UK) a leading compliance and environmental service provider has acquired Pam Brown Associates (Stafford, UK). PBA is an established environmental consultancy firm, experienced in the development of greenfield and brownfield sites. Link to Details
  • ERM, (London, UK) the largest pure-play sustainability consultancy firm has acquired E4tech (London, UK). E4tech is an energy and sustainability strategy consultancy specializing in innovative and disruptive low-carbon technologies. Link to Details
  • Globally ranked design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden) has acquired MosaicMill Oy, (Vantaa, Finland) a firm that applies drone and satellite image data for forest inventory services. AFRY has also announced the acquisition of Simosol Oy, (Riihimaki, Finland) another forestry technology company specializing in advanced simulation and optimization for forestry. Link to Details
  • Globally ranked design firm, AFRY (Stockholm, Sweden) has acquired Numerola Oy, (Jyvaskyla, Finland) a leading provider of simulation services within wind power. Numerola Oy provides digital wind condition modeling and analyses for all phases of the planning and development of wind power projects. Link to Details

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