Commentary & Insight

This week we report five domestic transactions in the Mid-Atlantic, Texas, and the Southeast. New deals were announced in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and two in Florida. Domestic M&A is up 23% over the past 12 months. Global M&A is up 22% over the past 12 months with new international deals reported in Belgium, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Australia. 

Domestic Transactions

8/29/2022
Bernhard Capital Partners (Baton Rouge, LA), through its newly formed environmental platform Environmental Systems Group, acquired BEM Systems (Chatham, NJ), a consulting, engineering, and information management firm. Link to details >

8/29/2022
Fast-growing Bowman (Reston, VA) (ENR #118) acquired Anchor Consultants (Chadds Ford, PA), a planning, inspection, design, environmental permitting, dredging engineering, and CM services firm. 
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8/26/2022
Modjeski and Masters (Mechanicsburg, PA) (ENR #343), a national leader in the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of bridges, acquired structural engineering firm Flanders Engineering Group (Middleburg, FL). 
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9/1/2022
ENR’s #43 ranked environmental firm, ICF (Fairfax, VA), acquired Blanton & Associates (Austin, TX), a firm that offers environmental consulting, planning, and project management services. 
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8/29/2022
Johnson Engineering (Fort Myers, FL), a civil engineering firm with expertise in surveying and mapping, GIS, site development, utilities, water resources, environmental, and transportation services, enhanced its surveying offerings with the acquisition of Marco Surveying & Mapping (Naples, FL). 
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Global Transactions

8/29/2022
ENR’s #16 ranked global design firm, Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired RK-TEC (Rixensart, Belgium), an engineering firm that offers automation, digitalization, electricity, and security services to the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Link to details >

8/24/2022
ENR’s #94 ranked global design firm, AYESA (Sevilla, Spain), reached an agreement to acquire 100% of Iberm├ítica (Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain) from ProA Capital (Madrid, Spain). Iberm├ítica is a technology firm focused on the digitalization of corporates and public administrations. 
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8/30/2022
Private equity investor Oakley Capital (London, UK) acquired Construction Testing Solutions (CTS) (Leicester, UK), a geotechnical, construction materials testing, and surveying and monitoring services firm. Upon completion of the deal, CTS will become part of the Phenna Group (Nottingham, UK). 
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8/31/2022
Milestone Communications (Old Dalby, UK), a civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering firm that serves telecoms and renewable energy suppliers, joined environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK).  
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8/31/2022
Resource Innovations (Brighton, Australia), a waste, resource recovery, and renewable energy firm, merged with Taft Engineering (Sandgate, Australia), a waste management, environmental management, groundwater, and construction services firm.  
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