M&A Activity Report (9/27/21 – 10/03/2021)

Oct 06, 2021

Domestic Transactions:
  • Burgess & Niple (Columbus, OH) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase CMA Engineering, Inc. (Austin, TX). CMA provides land development and civil engineering services focused on utility design in the central Texas region. Link to Details
  • An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital (Austin, TX), a leading middle-market private investment firm, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of SAM Companies (Austin, TX). SAM Companies is a leading provider of geospatial services to utility, transportation and broader infrastructure clients. Link to Details
  • RMA Group of Companies (Rancho Cucamonga, CA), a leading provider of technology-enabled laboratory testing, inspection and quality management services for critical infrastructure end markets, announced that it has received a strategic investment from an affiliate of OceanSound Partners, LP (New York, NY). Link to Details
  • Ambient Energy, Inc. (Denver, CO) a design firm specializing in commissioning, energy analysis and sustainable design has joined the Mead & Hunt (Middleton, WI) team. This acquisition allows Mead & Hunt to expand its sustainability services while simultaneously giving Ambient Energy a larger platform to serve current and future clients. Link to Details
  • Full engineering firm PEDCO (Cincinnati, OH) who applies its services to a variety of project types including the healthcare, science & technology, higher education and workplace markets has been acquired by IMEG Corp. (Rock Island, IL). Link to Details
  • Employee-owned infrastructure engineering firm, Volkert (Mobile, AL) recently acquired Kennedy Engineering & Associates Group, LLC (Atlanta, GA) a transportation engineering firm focused on planning, design, environmental and CEI services. Link to Details
  • Wind Point Partners (Chicago, IL), a Chicago-based private equity firm, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell portfolio company RailWorks Corp. (New York, NY) to Bernhard Capital Partners Management, LP, (Baton Rouge, LA) a services and infrastructure-focused private equity group. Link to Details
  • Evolution Capital Partners, LLC (Cleveland, OH) announced its latest growth investment, EnviroScience Consultants, Inc. (Ronkonkoma, NY), an environmental consulting firm that provides a range of inspection and testing services to schools, property owners and healthcare institutions throughout the state of New York. Link to Details
  • Alden Research Laboratory, Inc. (Holden, MA), the oldest continuously operating hydraulic laboratory in North America, has joined the Round Table Capital (Miami, FL) sponsored national platform of environmental engineering companies, currently known as NECS Companies. Link to Details
  • ADEC Innovations (Geneva, Switzerland), a recognized global leader in designing, developing, and delivering solutions and services in critical areas of sustainable development, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cameron Cole, LLC (Boulder, CO). Cameron Cole is a full-service environmental services and regulatory compliance consulting firm with nationwide operations in the United States. Link to Details
  • Driving their growth strategy in the United States, Buro Happold (Bath, UK) has acquired one of the world's leading sustainability consultancies Paladino and Company (Seattle, WA). Link to Details

Global Transactions:

  • Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden) has signed an agreement to acquire consultancy firm Bureau Stedelijke Planning (Amsterdam, Netherlands). Bureau Stedelijke Planning is mainly involved in the early planning phase of urban development, specializing in residential and workspace areas, shopping districts, and leisure facilities. Link to Details
  • Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (Akron, OH) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VODA A/S (Vejen, Denmark), a leading multi-brand aftermarket parts and service provider for the waste-to-energy and biomass-to-energy markets. Link to Details
  • GreenPowerMonitor (Barcelona, Spain), a DNV (Oslo, Norway) company, and the leading digital solution provider for monitoring and management of renewable power plants, has acquired the PV analytics technology platform, PEAK from Atleso (Vienna, Austria), the leading PV performance improvement specialist. Link to Details
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