M&A Activity Report (7/5/2021 – 7/11/2021)

Jul 12, 2021

Domestic Transactions:

  • Facility planning, design, construction management and commissioning firm, Salas O'Brien, (Santa Ana, CA) has acquired Girard Engineering (Falls Church, VA). Girard Engineering will further strengthen Salas O'Brien's presence in the Washington, DC area. Link to Details
  • Universal Engineering Sciences, (Orlando, FL) a national leading engineering and consulting company has completed their sixth deal of 2021 by acquiring Geotechnology (St. Louis, MO). Geotechnology is a leading provider of consulting services in applied earth and environmental sciences. Link to Details
  • RESPEC, (Rapid CIty, SD) a mining, energy, water, environmental and technology consulting firm has acquired Progressive Water Resources (Sarasota, FL). Progressive Water Resources has extensive knowledge and experience in multiple aspects of ground and surface water resource development and management. Link to Details
  • Pennoni, (Philadelphia, PA) a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm has acquired Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. (Mechanicsburg, PA). Cocciardi has been a leader in the safety, industrial hygiene, environmental & public health and emergency preparedness fields providing safety, health consulting and management services. Link to Details
  • Montrose Environmental Group, Inc., (Irvine, CA) a leading environmental services company focused on supporting commercial and government organizations has acquired Environmental Intelligence, LLC (Laguna Beach, CA). Environmental Intelligence provides comprehensive natural resource consulting and regulatory compliance services and comprehensive environmental management programs for large-scale projects. Link to Details
  • Atlas Technical Consultants, (Austin, TX) a leading provider of environmental, testing, inspection & certification, engineering & design, program, construction and quality management services has acquired O'Neill Services Group (Redmond, WA). Link to Details
  • L2 Capital Partners, (Devon, PA) a private equity firm has acquired Ecotone (Forest Hill, MD). Ecotone is an ecological design and restoration services firm providing a broad suite of services that solves challenging ecological problems for federal, state, local and private clients. Link to Details
  • Worldwide provider of forensic engineering and technical consulting services, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., (Houston, TX) has acquired Blackstone Consulting LLC (New York, NY). Blackstone Consulting is a leading consultant for evaluating risks associated with real estate investments including due diligence property condition and environmental assessments. Link to Details

Global Transactions:

  • RSK Group, (Helsby, UK) a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy and one of the fastest growing companies of its kind in Europe has acquired specialist geotechnical contractor Technik Ground Solutions Limited (Runcon, UK). Link to Details
  • Applus+ Group, (Madrid, Spain) the global testing, inspection and certification company has announced the acquisition of Enertis (Madrid, Spain). Enertis is an engineering, consulting, testing and inspection services firm for the provision of quality control and assurance for the solar photo volcanic industry. Link to Details
  • ERM, (London, UK) the world's largest pure-play sustainability advisory firm has announced the acquisition of The Renewables Consulting Group (London, UK). RCG is a global market intelligence, management consulting and technical advisory firm operating exclusively in the renewable energy sector. Link to Details
  • MTE Consultants, (Kitchener, Canada) a leading provider of engineering consulting services including civil and structural engineering, has acquired structural engineering firm, Atkins + Van Groll (Toronto, Canada). Link to Details
  • Multi-disciplinary civil engineering consulting firm, Tathan Engineering (Collingwood, Canada) has acquired Runge Engineering (Collingwood, Canada). Runge Engineering is an electrical and mechanical engineering firm that will strengthen Tatham's capabilities and competitiveness across all areas of their business. Link to Details

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