AECOM entered into an agreement to sell its Management Services business to affiliates of American Securities and Lindsay Goldberg

Engineering and infrastructure giant AECOM (Los Angeles, CA) (ENR #2) entered into an agreement to sell its Management Services business to affiliates of American Securities (New York, NY) and Lindsay Goldberg (New York, NY).  “We are extremely pleased with today’s transformative and value-enhancing announcement, which significantly accelerates our planned debt reduction and commitment to repurchase stock,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM’s chairman […]

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Bridges Burn From Both Ends – Ending Employment, Not Relationship

By Christine Baron Christine Baron, SHRM-CP, is a Human Resources professional driven to maximize the power of the employer-employee relationship to achieve optimal & sustainable business success, and employee growth + satisfaction. A friend asked me to write my next article with advice on how to quit a job without burning bridges. After I established […]

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Ross & Baruzzini acquired Genesis Planning

Engineering consulting and design firm Ross & Baruzzini (St. Louis, MO) (ENR #259) acquired Genesis Planning (Houston, TX), a medical equipment planning and consulting firm. The deal is the sixth consummated by Ross & Baruzzini since 2016. “The acquisition of Genesis, combined with our current medical equipment planning division Mitchell Planning, which we acquired in 2016, and EDI, a leading low-voltage […]

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Lane, a U.S. subsidiary of Salini Impregilo, sold its Power & Energy Solutions (LPES) unit to Keystone Capital

Lane (Houston, TX), a U.S. subsidiary of Salini Impregilo (Milan, Italy), sold its Power & Energy Solutions (LPES) unit to private investment firm Keystone Capital (Chicago, IL). The sale of the unit, which provides provides hydrocarbon storage caverns, oil and gas support facilities such as power and hydroelectric work and federal energy projects, follows that of Plants & Paving last […]

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ERM acquired The Fifth Business

ERM (London, UK), ENR’s #13 ranked environmental firm, acquired The Fifth Business (London, UK), an integrated change management, communications, learning, and design consultancy. “Shaping a sustainable future with our clients will increasingly create disruptive change for them, their employees and their stakeholders,” explains Keryn James, ERM Group Chief Executive. “The Fifth Business is known for its ability to […]

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D+R International acquired ASWB Engineering

D+R International (Silver Spring, MD) acquired ASWB Engineering (Orange, CA), an engineering consulting firm that provides energy and demand management services. “We extend a warm welcome to the talented ASWB Engineering team and its CEO Lois Gordon,” said David Steiner, president and CEO of D+R International. “The acquisition of ASWB Engineering provides us with an exciting opportunity to […]

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studio951 joined Shive-Hattery

studio951 (Lincoln, NE), an architecture firm that serves the commercial, retail, multi-family, and healthcare markets, joined Shive-Hattery (Cedar Rapids, IA). “Both Shive-Hattery and studio951 share the belief in consistently delivering an unparalleled experience which clients have come to know us for and expect,” said Jim Lee, Shive-Hattery President. “Sharing a high level of employee-focused development is integral to […]

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Barr Engineering acquired High Energy

Engineering and environmental consulting firm Barr Engineering (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #105) acquired High Energy (Denver, CO), an electrical, civil, and structural engineering firm that serves electric utility clients. “We’re pleased to become part of a company that shares our commitment to providing great client service and supporting its employees,” said Irina Merson, HEI founder and president.  Read more>

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Movin’ On Up: Key hires & promotions across the A/E industry

Movin’ On Up: Key hires & promotions across the A/E industry

A snapshot of who is headed where in the architecture, engineering and environmental consulting industries. CobbFendley announced the appointment of Monica Silver, PE, as president, where she will also serve on the Board of Directors. She began her career at CobbFendley in 1992. Read more>  HNTB has named Jim Ray as corporate vice president and executive vice president. Ray’s previous experience […]

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