Align Capital Partners Sold its Environmental Testing and Compliance Platform Alliance Technical Group to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners

Align Capital Partners announced the sale of its environmental testing and compliance platform Alliance Technical Group to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. During the partnership with Align Capital Partners, Alliance completed 11 acquisitions, expanded into four new service lines, and grew its revenue by more than 600%. Read more >

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Producer Prices for Construction Materials and Services Soar 26% Over 12 Months

Unprecedented price increases for a wide range of goods and services used in construction pushed up contractors’ costs by a devastating 26.3% from June 2020 to June 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials cautioned that rising materials prices are making it difficult for […]

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China Buys Friends With Ports and Roads. Now the U.S. Is Trying to Compete

To counter China’s rising global economic influence, Washington has taken a new direction with foreign assistance. Rather than just lend money or promote trade, as in recent decades, the U.S. is now investing dollars overseas to advance American national-security interests. It wants ports, cellular networks and other strategic assets to stay in friendly hands. Read […]

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