Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: January 10

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the United States involving the states of California, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, Colorado, and Virginia.

01/10/2014


This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the United States involving the states of California, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, Colorado, and Virginia.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the United States involving the states of California, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, Colorado, and Virginia. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

1/6/2014 

Environmental planning and resource management consulting firm, BonTerra Consulting (Irvine, CA), has merged with leading engineering and consulting firm Psomas (Los Angeles, CA). BonTerra has over 60 employees and provides CEQA and NEPA documentation services, biological resources surveys, habitat restoration, regulatory permitting, cultural resources assessments, and air quality, greenhouse gas and noise analyses. Link to details  

1/8/2014

13-person land planning consulting firm Kerry R. Gilbert & Associates (KGA) (Katy, TX) has joined with civil engineering and surveying firm Brown & Gay Engineers (BGE) (Houston, TX). The firm will operate as BGE Kerry R. Gilbert & Associates. Link to details  

1/6/2014

Engineering, consulting and construction management firm TRC Companies (Lowell, MA) acquired EMCOR Energy Services, Inc. (EES) (San Francisco, CA), a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (Norwalk, CT). EES provides engineering consulting services to utilities including engineering, technical review, compliance, verification, and administration of utilities' energy efficiency programs. Link to details   

1/7/2014 

Global technical, professional, and construction services firm Jacobs Engineering (Pasadena, CA) acquired the assets of FHMC Corporation (Chicago, IL), a provider of turnkey wireless communications site development, design, network deployment, construction, and related services to clients operating in the wireless telecommunications industry. Link to details

1/7/2014

Engineering, architecture and planning firm TKDA (Saint Paul, MN) has signed a purchase agreement to acquire civil engineering and land surveying firm Salo Engineering (Duluth, MN). The acquisition is expected to be finalized next month. Link to details  

1/1/2014

Multi-discipline engineering and surveying firm McKim & Creed (Raleigh, NC) acquired United Engineering Group (UEG)(Raleigh, NC). UEG is a 40-person provider of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services to the energy, healthcare, higher education, state government, industrial and transportation markets. Link to details 

1/2/2014

The S.M. Stoller Corporation (Broomfield, CO), a provider of environmental, nuclear, and technical consulting and engineering services to the Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the private sector has been acquired by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News, VA). Link to details 



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