Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: June 7

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven domestic deals and three international deals involving Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Switzerland and Mexico.


This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven domestic deals and three international deals involving Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Switzerland and Mexico.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven domestic deals and three international deals involving Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Switzerland and Mexico. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions


International design firm Stantec (Edmonton, Canada) announced two buildings-focused acquisitions this week. Stantec acquired the assets of IBE (Sherman Oaks, CA) a 50-person buildings engineering firm that specializes in high-performance, sustainable design of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Stantec also acquired AP/ID (Vancouver, Canada), a 20 year old provider of interior design services to a variety of corporate clients. Link to details  


Environmental science and planning consulting firm Environmental Science Associates (ESA) (San Francisco, CA), announced that Vigil-Agrimis (Portland, OR), a professional design firm specializing in water and natural resource management, has joined with ESA. Link to details  


Engineering, planning and scientific firm Fay, Spofford & Thorndike (FST) (Burlington, MA) announced the acquisition of 22-person civil and environmental engineering company DeLuca-Hoffman Associates (DHAI) (South Portland, ME). Link to details  


Engineering and environmental firm, Partner Engineering and Science (Torrance, CA) has acquired the assets of engineering firm Birdsall Services Group (Eatontown, NJ) out of bankruptcy. Partner indicated they intended to operate Birdsall under the Partner name and to pick up all of the firm's existing public and private contracts. Link to details  


Jacobs Engineering (Pasadena, CA), a global technical,professional, and construction services firm acquired specialist wireless telecommunications infrastructure design and construction firm Compass Technology Services (Atlanta, GA). Link to details 


Foster Wheeler (Zug, Switzerland) acquired one of Mexico's largest engineering and project management companies NorthAm Engineering (Monterrey, Mexico).  Link to details


Natural resources-focused EPC firm Forge Group (Perth, Australia) acquired Taggart Global (Canonsburg, PA), a provider of engineering, EPC and asset management services to the mining industry. Link to details  


Hill International (Marlton, NJ), a global construction services firm, acquired Binnington Copeland & Associates (BCA) (Johannesburg, South Africa), a 25 person provider of commercial and contractual consulting and training services to the construction industry. Link to details  


Woolpert (Dayton, OH), a national infrastructure management, design and geospatial firm acquired Kings Canyon Technology (KCT) (Reedley, CA) a professional services firm focused on delivering permitting, land and licensing solutions. Link to details


HLM (London, UK), an architecture, landscape and urban design, interiors, and environmental firm announced a strategic investment to rescue the brand of Llewelyn Davies (London, UK), which had previously closed its practice in April. The new practice will be known as Llewelyn Davies and be run independently of HLM. Link to details

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