465 U.S. DEALS




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

Fast-growing design, consulting, and PM/CM firm DCCM (Houston, TX) (ENR #174) acquired Matthews Design Group (St. Augustine, FL), a full-service civil engineering, roadway design, land development, landscape architecture, and consulting firm serving public and private clients throughout the Southeast. Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Matthews Design Group. Learn more >

Architecture, interior design, and planning firm L2P (Philadelphia, PA) is joining ENR’s #12 ranked global design firm, Stantec (Edmonton, Canada). The acquisition will bolster Stantec’s science and technology and commercial workplace offerings in greater Philadelphia and beyond. Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised L2P.  Learn more >

Commentary & Insight

This week we‘re reporting six deals announced in Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Hawaii, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Seven new international transactions were announced in Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

Domestic Transactions

TRC Companies (Windsor, CT) (ENR #17) expanded its technology solutions with the acquisition of MagikMinds (Warrenville, IL), a firm that offers geospatial information systems (GIS) consulting and implementation services to the utilities and telecom industries. Link to details >

Structural engineering firm Shigemura, Lau, Sakanashi, Higuchi and Associates (Honolulu, HI) executed a letter of intent to join Coffman Engineers (Seattle, WA) (ENR #157). Link to details >

Innovative, full-service engineering consulting and CM firm CHA Consulting (Albany, NY) (ENR #61) acquired Frazier Engineering (Charlotte, NC), a civil engineering firm focused on sanitary sewer system assessments, design, and rehabilitation. Link to details >

Planning, architecture, and interior design firm Michael Graves Architecture & Design (Princeton, NJ) acquired architecture firm Jose Carballo Architectural Group (Hackensack, NJ). Link to details >

Global Transactions

ENR’s #16 ranked global design firm, Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), concluded a share purchase agreement with Vibrations Engineering & Acoustics Consulting (Anderlecht, Belgium), a firm providing services in building acoustics, room acoustics, sound levels of technical installations, environmental acoustics, and vibration control. Link to details >

Global Infrastructure Solutions (GISI) (New York, NY), a family of companies serving the built and social environments, agreed to acquire the Arcadis Hong Kong Design and Engineering business (Hong Kong, China) and the Arcadis Singapore business (Singapore). The two acquisitions will double GISI’s presence in Asia. Link to details >

Handley House (Newark-on-Trent, UK), the parent company of architecture and master planning firm Benoy (Newark-on-Trent, UK), acquired design firm GH+A (Montreal, Canada). Link to details >

Middle market private equity firm One Equity Partners (New York, NY), in partnership with investment firm Buckthorn Partners (London, UK), entered into an agreement to acquire Amey Group (London, UK), an infrastructure services and consulting engineering firm. Link to details >

Property development and construction services firm Bennett + Bennett (Bundall, Australia) merged with surveying firm Skyline Surveyors (Warana, Australia).

Origin Enterprises (Dublin, Ireland), a specialist in on-farm agronomy services, digital agricultural services, and crop technologies, acquired Keystone Environmental (Tetbury, UK), a firm specialized in the design, planning, and delivery of ecological solutions. Link to details >

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