Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: January 31

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the US involving the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Alabama, Oklahoma, California, and Washington as well as one international deal in Australia.

01/31/2014


This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the US involving the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Alabama, Oklahoma, California, and Washington as well as one international deal in Australia.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported four deals in the US involving the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Alabama, Oklahoma, California, and Washington as well as one international deal in Australia. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

1/29/2014

Pennoni Associates (Philadelphia, PA), an ENR Top 100 engineering, design, and consulting firm, acquired the assets of 40-person engineering firm B.D. Abel (Wilmington, DE). B.D. Abel provides engineering services for laboratory and research facilities, clean room design, chiller/boiler plants, variable temperature/humidity environments, process and manufacturing, electrical power design and mechanical, HVAC, and lighting design. Link to details  

1/23/2014

300-person, multidiscipline design firm, Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood (Montgomery, AL) acquired Kemp & Seagle Consulting Engineers (KSCE) (Columbiana, AL), a civil engineering firm specializing in transportation design, civil site development and construction engineering inspection. Link to details  

1/25/2014

Civil engineering firm Cardinal Engineering (Oklahoma City, OK) has been acquired by environmental consulting firm EnviroClean (Oklahoma City, OK). Cardinal provides civil engineering services including transportation design, land planning, utility study and design and site development. Link to details  

1/29/2014

Nuclear and hazardous waste management firm Kurion (Irvine, CA) has acquired full-service engineering design and technology development firm Vista Engineering Technologies (Richland, WA). Link to details

1/29/2014

520-person land, resource and infrastructure development consultancy FYFE (Adelaide, Australia) acquired mining surveying firm Boardman Peasley (Muswellbrook, Australia). Link to details  



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