M&A Activity Report (7/19/2021 – 7/25/2021)

Jul 29, 2021

Domestic Transactions:
  • Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (New York, NY) have acquired a controlling interest in Alliance Technical Group (Decatur, AL) from Align Capital Partners (Dallas, TX). Alliance Technical Group is the leading provider of regulatory-driven air quality testing and monitoring solutions to customers throughout North America. Link to Details
  • Alliance Technical Group (Decatur, AL) completed its 13th acquisition with the purchase of Ambient Air Services, Inc. (Starke, FL). Ambient provides stack testing, ambient air monitoring, and CEMS installation and maintenance services to customers throughout the United States. Link to Details
  • Therma Holdings, (San Jose, CA) backed by Blackstone (New York, NY) has announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire two leading engineering and energy services companies, CMTA (Louisville, KY) and Building Systems Holdings (Des Moines, IA). Link to Details
  • HEPACO, LLC, (Charlotte, NC) a leading provider of environmental and emergency response services in the United States has announced that it has acquired Environmental Management Alternatives (St. Louis, MO). HEPACO is a portfolio company of a middle market private equity firm Gryphon Investors (San Francisco, CA). Link to Details
  • Sun Capital Partners, (Boca Raton, FL) a leading private investment firm focused on defensive businesses in growing markets with tangible improvement opportunities has announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Environmental Infrastructure Solutions (Fort Worth, TX) from O2 Investment Partners (Bloomfield Hills, MI). Link to Details
  • Global architecture and design firm, Perkins Eastman (New York, NY) has merged with VIA Architecture (Seattle, WA). VIA Architecture is known for their stellar work in leading city-shaping projects with expertise in infrastructure architecture, transit systems alignment design, mobility-oriented development and urban planning. Link to Details
  • Horizon Engineering Group (Maitland, FL) has announced that they are officially a Greenman-Pedersen Inc. (Babylon, NY) company. GPI's multi-disciplinary engineering team of over 1500 professionals have been providing engineering and construction management services throughout the United States for over 50 years. Link to Details
  • S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. (Houston, TX) has acquired majority ownership of Bibb Engineers, Architects & Constructors (Kansas City, MO). The acquisition extends S&B's engineering, procurement and construction expertise in key markets and geographies. Link to Details
  • Lerch Bates, Inc. (Englewood, CO) announced that it has completed the acquisition of AXIS Facades USA, (San Diego, CA) a recognized expert in façade and curtain wall design firm. The acquisition broadens and strengthens Lerch Bates' global leadership in technical consulting services for the built environment. Link to Details
Global Transactions:
  • M Group Services, (Stevenage, UK) a leading provider of services to essential infrastructure markets in the UK and Ireland, has completed the acquisition of wireless telecom infrastructure provider, Waldon Telecom (West Byfleet, UK). Link to Details
  • Caltech Surveys (Calgary, Canada) announced that it has acquired Prairie Benchmark Land Surveys (Brandon, Canada). The acquisition strengthens Caltech's presence in Manitoba and furthers its commitment to building a sustainable loyal presence with strong local people. Link to Details
  • Multiconsult ASA (Oslo, Norway) has entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares of Erichsen & Horgen AS, (Oslo, Norway) a leading Norwegian engineering consultancy with a strong market position within buildings construction, HVAC, WWT, energy, environment and sustainability. Link to Details

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