Deal-Making Stays Strong; Some Buyers Behaving Badly

Mergers and acquisition activity in the A/E industry has somewhat lessened since the back-to-back record-setting years of 2014 and 2015. However, as measured by the number of transactions, overall interest in deal-making in the sector remains high. The 2015 high-water mark of 352 global deals—which came after 2014’s then-record tally of 341 deals—was followed by […]

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US design firm deals down slightly through the first three quarters of 2017 compared to 2016; California most active state for M&A

Morrissey Goodale tracked 153 US deals in the first nine months of 2017, compared to 156 over the same period the previous year, representing a decrease of 1.9%. Deals reported in the first nine months of the year fell for the second year in a row; in 2015, the first nine months of the year […]

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