M&A Activity Report (9/29-10/13)

Oct 17, 2019

  • In the 24th deal in Texas this year, Bleyl Engineering (Conroe, TX), a civil engineering firm specializing in the design of municipal and private development projects, expanded its foothold in central Texas with the acquisition of Garrett-Ihnen Civil Engineers (Austin, TX). Link to details
  • Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming (Camp Hill, PA) acquired Traffic Technologies, Inc. (TTI) (New Windsor, NY). This is the fifth acquisition for Gannett Fleming in the last 13 months and the first in the tolling industry. Link to details
  • Multidisciplinary EA and planning firm LHB (Duluth, MN) merged with Cermak Rhoades Architects (Saint Paul, MN), a firm specialized in affordable housing developments. Link to details
  • Employee-owned multidisciplinary consulting firm MSA Professional Services (Baraboo, WI) acquired Muermann Engineering (Kiel, WI), an electrical, technology, plumbing, HVAC, and fire sprinkler design firm. Link to details
  • Global professional services firm RPS Group (Abingdon, UK) acquired software and technology consultancy Reservoir Imaging Ltd (RIL) (Edinburgh, UK), further strengthening its services to the oil and gas sector. Link to details
  • Fully integrated AE, planning, and project management firm J.L. Richards & Associates (Ottawa, Canada) acquired Porcupine Engineering Services (Timmins, Canada), a firm with specialized expertise in brownfield mining. Link to details
  • Allnorth Land Surveyors (Vancouver, Canada) acquired Dediluke Land Surveying (Terrace, Canada). Dediluke has been providing legal land surveying services to its client base since 1984. Link to details
  • Prominent Texas AE firm, Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong (GLS) (Lufkin, TX), acquired Clark Aggen Architects (Tyler, TX). Link to details
  • Leading transportation and infrastructure engineering firm CONSOR Engineers (Houston, TX) acquired TKW Consulting Engineers (Fort Myers, FL), an engineering and inspection firm specializing in water and wastewater, structural, and civil projects. Link to details
  • Architecture, engineering, and planning firm, Bergmann (Rochester, NY), acquired Johnsrud Architects (Trevose, PA). Johnsrud serves clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other specialized industries. Link to details
  • Apex Companies (Rockville, MD) acquired Retention Pond Services (Wilmington, NC), a regional leader in stormwater compliance, maintenance, and repair services. Link to details
  • Houston Engineering (Fargo, ND) acquired Boundary Engineering (Dickinson, ND), a firm with municipal engineering experience. Link to details
  • The Vertex Companies (Weymouth, MA) acquired Compliance Environmental International (Glen Burnie, MD), an industrial hygiene and environmental consulting firm. Link to details
  • Engineering and environmental consulting firm, Barr Engineering (Minneapolis, MN), acquired High Energy (Denver, CO), an electrical, civil, and structural engineering firm that serves electric utility clients. Link to details
  • Studio951 (Lincoln, NE), an architecture firm that serves the commercial, retail, multi-family, and healthcare markets, joined Shive-Hattery (Cedar Rapids, IA). Link to details
  • D+R International (Silver Spring, MD) acquired ASWB Engineering (Orange, CA), an engineering consulting firm that provides energy and demand management services. Link to details
  • ERM (London, UK) acquired The Fifth Business (London, UK), an integrated change management, communications, learning, and design consultancy. Link to details

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