Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: April 19

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the United States and three international deals involving Canada, the UK, France, Brazil, and South Africa.

04/19/2013


This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the United States and three international deals involving Canada, the UK, France, Brazil, and South Africa.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the United States and three international deals involving Canada, the UK, France, Brazil, and South Africa. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

4/12/2013

Multi-discipline consulting engineering firm LJA Engineering (Houston, TX) has acquired Grounds Anderson (Houston, TX). Grounds Anderson specializes in storm water management, analysis and design of water resource systems, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. Link to details  

4/15/2013

Boston-based transportation, land use, and environmental firm Vanasse Hangen Brustlin (VHB) (Watertown, MA) announced its acquisition of Martin/Alexiou/Bryson (M/A/B) (Raleigh, NC), a leading transportation planning and design firm. Link to details 

4/15/2013

Civil engineering firm CT Consultants (Mentor, OH) merged withEG&G (Fairlawn, OH), a provider of community design and funding strategy services. EG&G will operate as a division of CT Consultants. Link to details

4/15/2013

Streetsense (Bethesda, MD), an integrated architecture, interior design, brokerage and development company has joined with restaurant and bar designer Edit (Washington, DC) as part of Streetsense's hospitality design initiative. Link to details 

4/17/2013

Global engineering, management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald (Surrey, UK) announced it is acquiring Brazilian environmental engineering consultancy Habtec Engenharia Ambiental (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil). The deal provides Mott MacDonald a regional base in Brazil to support further expansion across South America. Link to details 

4/8/2013

French project management and engineering firm Artelia Group (Lyon, France) acquired the engineering department of Icade (Paris, France). The acquisition includes Icade subsidiariesArcoba, Gestec and Setrhi-SetaeLink to details  

4/4/2013

Consulting engineering, project management and implementation firms Hatch (Mississauga, Canada) and GOBA (Johannesburg, South Africa) have finalized a merger and will now operate as one entity under the name, Hatch GobaLink to details



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