M&A Activity Report (8/16/21 – 8/22/2021)

Aug 23, 2021

Domestic Transactions:
  • EVstudio (Denver, CO), an architecture and engineering firm has merged with neUdesign (Meridian, UT). neUdesign specializes in a variety of process-driven services aimed at the modular, commercial, residential, and industrial markets. Zweig Group represented neUdesign in their sell-side process. Link to Details
  • DLR Group, (Minneapolis, MN) has announced that design firm Bowie Gridley Architects (Washington, D.C.) is joining the firm. BGA specializes in master planning and design for K-12 independent school clients along the Atlantic Coast and throughout the Northeast. Link to Details
  • Planning, surveying, site development, and subsurface utility engineering firm, SJB Group (Baton Rouge, LA) has announced that GWS Engineering, Inc., (Baton Rouge, LA) leadership and staff have joined SJB Group. Link to Details
  • SAM Companies, (Austin, TX) one of the nation's leading providers of geospatial and construction services, has announced the acquisition of Johnson Surveying and Mapping, Inc., (Jacksonville, FL). Johnson Surveying and Mapping, Inc., is a full-service professional land surveying firm serving the Southeastern United States. Link to Details
  • Award-winning consulting engineering company, McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. (Ottawa, Canada) has announced a merger with Beam, Longest & Neff, LLC (Indianapolis, IN). The partnership provides clients with a team of more than 800 engineers, project managers and technical officers with 21 offices across North America. Link to Details
Global Transactions
  • KBR, (Houston, TX) who delivers science, technology, and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Babcock International Group PLC (London, UK) to acquire Frazer-Nash Consultancy Limited (Dorking, UK). Link to Details
  • AFRY, (Stockholm, Sweden) has signed an agreement to acquire Cubiq Analytics Oy, (Helsinki, Finland). Cubiq Analytics Oy is a consulting company delivering end-to-end data and analytics consulting and solutions. The acquisition will strengthen AFRY's digital offering and enable significant growth for digital consulting services and solutions. Link to Details
  • Global design firm, Royal HaskoningDHV (Amersfoort, Netherlands) has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Hydroinformatics Institute (H2i) (Singapore). H2i is a leading digital water scale-up firm providing water information consulting services and applying digital solutions to the world's climate and water-related challenges. Link to Details
  • CJK, (Dublin, Ireland) an electrical engineering firm has announced the acquisition of McGrattan & Kenny (Dublin, Ireland). They will be forming a mechanical and electrical engineering services group in a move that will see both firms being retained. Link to Details

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