424 U.S. DEALS




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

Commentary & Insight

This week, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced a partnership with TowerBrook Capital Partners. This marks the 16th deal this year involving an ENR Top 500 seller, 15 of which involved private equity. We report four additional domestic transactions in NY, MI, TX, and VA. There were additional deals in Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.  

Domestic Transactions

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services (Parsippany, NJ) announced that investment funds managed by TowerBrook Capital Partners (London, UK) has entered into a definitive agreement for a minority investment in the company. Link to details >

Provider of technology-enabled laboratory testing, inspection, and quality management services, RMA Group (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) (ENR #146), announced the addition of Big Apple Group (Hicksville, NY), a leading testing and inspection services firm. Link to details > 

Inspection and testing company DEKRA (Stuttgart, Germany) acquired Weiss Technik North America’s Environmental Testing Laboratories (Sterling Heights, MI), further strengthening DEKRA’s product testing portfolio in North America. Link to details > 

Architecture and engineering firm Brandstetter Carroll (Lexington, KY) acquired Kirkpatrick Architectural Studio (Denton, TX), a studio with experience in the commercial, municipal, religious, and education markets. Link to details > 

Engineering design, consulting, and construction management firm Endesco (Rockville, MD) acquired MCV Associates (Alexandra, VA), a transportation planning and traffic engineering firm. Link to details > 

Global Transactions

Global digital, cloud, and security services firm Accenture (Dublin, Ireland) acquired Comtech Group (Richmond Hill, Canada), a consulting and program management company for infrastructure projects in Canada and the United States.  Link to details > 

Movares (Utrecht, Netherlands), a specialist in solutions for rail, mobility, energy, and infrastructure issues, joined forces with Innovus Smart Engineering (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), a group of engineering firms with experience in the built and spatial environments. Link to details > 

ABO-Group (Helsby, UK) acquired SWBO (Dendermonde, Belgium), an engineering firm specializing in the design of road and sewerage works. ABO is a group of integrated environmental companies that specializes in testing and engineering. Link to details > 

Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired ABM (Catalonia, Spain), a water management, consulting, and engineering services company. Link to details > 

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