M&A Update > ARG acquires in PA; Thirteen other deals
M&A Update: ARG acquires in PA; Thirteen other deals
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436 U.S. DEALS
LATEST 12 MONTHS
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LATEST 12 MONTHS
*Including U.S. deals
Percentages represent latest twelve months year-over-year increase or decrease in deal activity.
Allied Resources Group (ARG) (Exton, PA), the parent company to a collection of engineering, inspection, staffing, and technology solutions companies (and Morrissey Goodale buy-side client), acquired engineering firm R.T. Patterson (Pittsburgh, PA). Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised ARG.
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Commentary & Insight
This week sees five new deals announced around the country in PA, CA, FL, and WA. Overseas there were nine new transactions in a number of countries including Australia, Saudi Arabia, France, and Canada.
RMA Group (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) (ENR #182) acquired A.J. Edmond Company (Long Beach, CA), a firm that provides inspection, sampling, and ISO 17025 accredited laboratory testing for producers and resellers of solid fuels and petroleum byproducts. Link to details >
Fast-growing Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) (Orlando, FL) (ENR #42) acquired Faulkner Engineering Services (Tampa, FL), an environmental services, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing firm.
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SAM Companies (Austin, TX) (ENR #103) acquired Axis Survey & Mapping (Redmond, WA), a geomatics solutions company that serves engineering, public works, construction, and infrastructure-focused clients. Link to details >
Coastal Protection Engineering (Boca Raton, FL) acquired MRD Associates (Destin, FL), an engineering firm specializing in coastal and waterfront planning, engineering, and oceanographic data collection. Link to details >
ENR’s #20 ranked global design firm, Mott MacDonald (Croydon, UK), acquired Engevity (Sydney, Australia), a firm that focuses on strategic advisory across the energy, climate, and infrastructure sectors. Link to details >
ENR’s #30 ranked global design firm, Egis (Guyancourt, France), acquired Omrania (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), an architecture and engineering firm that serves government entities, cultural institutions, and the private sector. Link to details >
In the firm’s second deal announcement of the week, Egis (Guyancourt, France) continued its development in low-carbon design with the acquisition of SustainEcho (Paris, France), a start-up firm that uses an AI platform to model and simulate the carbon impacts of projects more easily. Link to details >
Environmental, engineering, and strategic consulting firm Ricardo plc (Shoreham-by-Sea, UK) acquired Aither (Melbourne, Australia), an advising firm specialized in water policy, water markets, infrastructure, and natural hazards. Link to details >
Global design and engineering conglomerate Dar Group (Dubai, UAE) acquired a majority stake in CopperTree Analytics (Surrey, Canada), a building analytics firm with that utilizes patented data-contextualizing technology to solve issues in building energy management and data integrity. Link to details >
NAK Design Group (Toronto, Canada), an urban design and landscape architecture firm, joined O2 Planning and Design (Calgary, Canada), a planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm. Link to details >
Multi-disciplinary engineering services firm BESTECH (Sudbury, Canada) acquired W.G. Spencer Engineering (Tara, Canada), a mechanical and electrical engineering firm focused on the mining industry. Link to details >
Water and civil infrastructure firm Leed Group (Kent Town, Australia) acquired Ecospec (Port Adelaide, Australia), a specialist in the design and construction of structural remediation solutions, concrete remediation, environmental protection, and infrastructure maintenance. Link to details >
Surveying firm Brown & Krippner (Tamworth, Australia) merged with Hanlons Consulting (Tamworth, Australia), a surveying, engineering, and environmental firm. Link to details
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