M&A Activity Report (9.27.20 - 10.4.20)

Oct 06, 2020

  • Atlas Technical Consultants (Nasdaq: ATCX) (Austin, TX), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering, program management and consulting services, closed on its previously-announced acquisition of Alta Vista Solutions (Oakland, CA), a provider of transportation-related testing and inspection services. Alta Vista provides a broad array of construction engineering, materials testing, inspection, quality management, asset management and infrastructure services. Link to Details
  • Woolpert (Dayton, OH) acquired Jviation (Denver, CO), an airport planning, survey, architecture, engineering and construction management firm. Jviation serves general aviation and commercial service airports, state aeronautics departments, as well as airline and related aviation business partners. Link to Details
  • Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) (Pasadena, CA), a high-end consulting and engineering firm, has further expanded its advanced analytics business with the addition of BlueWater Federal Solutions (Chantilly, VA), a leading information technology systems and services firm. BlueWater has a team of more than 350 employees who bring specialized expertise in cybersecurity, mission-critical systems design, and development and operation of federal enterprise systems for U.S. government clients, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Energy, and Department of Defense. Link to Details
  • Multi-discipline AE firm, Parkhill (Lubbock, TX) acquired Cardinal Engineering (Norman, OK), which brings over 30 years of experience delivering civil engineering services to a wide array of clients in the Oklahoma region. Link to Details
  • In the firm’s second deal of the week, Parkhill (Lubbock, TX), has acquired Lemke Land Surveying (Norman, OK). Lemke brings highly specialized expertise in land surveying and geospatial mapping. Link to Details
  • CAI Capital Partners (Vancouver, Canada) has partnered with CMT Engineering Laboratories (West Valley City, UT). CMT is a provider of civil and geotechnical engineering services including land surveying, construction material testing and inspection as well as other ancillary services. Link to Details
  • Southland Holdings (Roanoke, TX) announced the acquisition of American Bridge Company (Coraopolis, PA), a global leader in complex civil engineering, bridge construction and rehabilitation, marine construction, and specialty structures. Link to Details
  • Global design firm, Hatch (Mississauga, Canada), and rail engineering specialist, LTK (Ambler, PA), confirmed that they are in the final stages of negotiating an integration of the two firms. Link to Details
  • S&B Infrastructure (Houston, TX) acquired the domestic and international fuels business of the government and private sector contractor, Cape Environmental Management (Norcross, GA). Link to Details
  • J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), a global, multi-disciplinary consulting firm, acquired Examine Construction Consultants (Montreal, Canada), a construction consulting firm operating from offices in Montréal and Toronto, Canada. Link to Details
  • Global engineering and design firm, Stantec (Edmonton, Canada), has completed the acquisition of Teshmont (Winnipeg, Canada), an electrical engineering consulting company specializing in high voltage power transmission and distribution engineering. Link to Details
  • Cuthbert Environmental (Cork, Ireland) joined ByrneLooby (Dublin, Ireland), an international engineering consultancy that provides engineering solutions to water, infrastructure, marine, building, and energy projects. Link to details

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