426 U.S. DEALS




*Including U.S. deals    
Percentages represent latest twelve months year-over-year increase or decrease in deal activity.

ENR’s #102 ranked environmental firm, Environmental Science Associates (ESA) (San Francisco, CA), acquired Janicki Environmental (St. Petersburg, FL), an environmental firm recognized for its work in estuarine and aquatic science. The acquisition expands ESA’s newly formed Fish and Aquatic Sciences Practice. Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised ESA.  Learn more > 

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The new year kicks off with three more deals in the Southeast – this time in Florida, North Carolina, and Alabama. Learn more about the trends sweeping the industry and connect with over 200 industry executives, investors, and experts in Miami at our Southeast M&A and Business Symposium. Register today – early bird pricing expires at midnight tonight! 

Domestic Transactions

Brooks Engineering Associates (Asheville, NC), a civil engineering, surveying, and environmental firm, merged with civil engineering firm CDG (Andalusia, AL) (ENR #485). Brooks Engineering will continue to serve clients under the CDG name. Link to details > 

Architecture firms Poole & Company (Birmingham, AL) and Line Scale Form (Birmingham, AL) have merged. The merger will expand both firms’ strengths with the design of multifamily and higher education projects. Link to details > 

Tighe & Bond (Westfield, MA) (ENR #228), an engineering, design, and environmental consulting firm, acquired Coastal Engineering Company (Orleans, MA), a civil, structural, and waterfront/marine engineering firm that specializes in projects located in environmentally sensitive areas. Link to details > 

Industry leader IMEG Corp. (Rock Island, IL) (ENR #57) expanded in Texas and the Northwest with three acquisitions: JQ Engineering (Dallas, TX), a structural and civil engineering, land surveying, and facility assessment services firm; Engineering System Solutions (ES2(Idaho Falls, ID), a structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design firm; and E&D Company (Idaho Falls, ID), an owner’s representative and engineering firm. Link to details > 

Farallon Consulting (Issaquah, WA), an environmental and engineering consulting firm, acquired Grette Associates (Tacoma, WA), a firm that provides natural resources and strategic permitting support for a range of public and private clients. Link to details > 

Global Transactions

ABO-Group (Ghent, Belgium), a group of integrated environmental companies that specializes in testing and engineering, acquired Eau et Perspectives (Mougins, France), an engineering firm specializing in groundwater management. Link to details > 

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