Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: August 2

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and three international deals involving the United Kingdom, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, France, and Chile.


This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and three international deals involving the United Kingdom, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, France, and Chile.

While still close to the record levels of last year, the pace of US AE consolidation has cooled somewhat over Q2 2013. Globally the pace of deal activity has slowed markedly.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and three international deals involving the United Kingdom, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, France, and Chile. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions


Leading engineering and consulting firm Michael Baker Corporation (Moon Township, PA) entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Integrated Mission Solutions (IMS) (Alexandria, VA), a provider of mission critical services and solutions to Federal agencies and an affiliate of private investment firm DC Capital Partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Baker shareholders will receive $40.50 per share, representing a 37% premium to Baker's closing share price of $29.60 on July 26, 2013. The transaction is valued at $396.9 million. Link to details 


Air quality consulting specialist Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX) acquired Insight Environmental Consultants (Bakersfield, CA), an air quality consulting firm focused on agricultural processing and oil and gas. Link to details 


Architectural and interior design firms JM Holliday Associates (Santa Barbara, CA) and De Vicente Mills Architecture (Santa Barbara, CA) have merged to form DMHA Architecture + Interior Design. Link to details  


Multidisciplinary engineering firm Costain (Maidenhead, UK) acquired EPC Offshore (Aberdeen, Scotland, UK), a specialist oil and gas project management services company. Link to details


Global engineering, management and technical services firm Aurecon (East Singapore, Singapore) has merged with quantity surveying firm Quoin Consulting Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa). Link to details


International engineering firm INGEROP (Courbevoie, France) acquired Ghisolfo Ingenieria (Santiago, Chile), a provider of airport design services. Link to details

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