Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: January 4

This week Morrissey Goodale tracked seven domestic deals made effective at year-end, bringing the total 2012 deal count in the United States to 186, up 6% over 2011. Including the U.S., the total global deal count for 2012 is now 319, down 4% from the 332 global deals tracked in 2011.


This week Morrissey Goodale tracked seven domestic deals made effective at year-end, bringing the total 2012 deal count in the United States to 186, up 6% over 2011. Including the U.S., the total global deal count for 2012 is now 319, down 4% from the 332 global deals tracked in 2011.

This week Morrissey Goodale tracked seven domestic deals made effective at year-end, bringing the total 2012 deal count in the United States to 186, up 6% over 2011. Including the U.S., the total global deal count for 2012 is now 319, down 4% from the 332

M&A Transactions


Full-service engineering and construction management firm to the public, private and institutional sectors CHA (Albany, NY) acquired Coler & Colantonio (Norwell, MA), a 175-person multi-discipline engineering firm offering energy infrastructure, land development, geospatial, government, environmental, water and wastewater design and operation, and specialty high order survey engineering and featuring a proprietary utility asset management software. Link to details  


Multi-discipline engineering and surveying firm McKim & Creed (Raleigh, NC) purchased the assets of United Engineering Group (UEG) (Raleigh, NC), a 40-person mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering firm providing services to the energy, healthcare, higher education, state government, industrial and transportation markets and featuring a leading position in the design of solar photovoltaic systems and containerized energy storage systems for solar and wind energy production. Link to details 


In a move to expand its subsidiary Parson Brinckerhoff's Energy Storage Services business in the US, international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty (London, UK) acquired 37-person professional consulting and engineering firm Subsurface Group (Houston, TX). From offices in Texas, Louisiana and Indiana, Subsurface Group provides services in underground injection, underground storage, specialty wells, petroleum and natural resources, and environmental science and is forecasting $50 million in revenue for the year 2012. Link to details  


Multi-discipline engineering and environmental consulting firm GAI Consultants (Homestead, PA) acquired Lotspeich and Associates (Winter Park, FL), an 8-person full-service ecological consulting firm providing natural resource assessments and regulatory compliance assistance for a broad range of land use intents. Link to details   


90-person multi-discipline engineering and environmental services firm Fehr Graham (Freeport, IL) acquired 18-person civil engineering firm to the municipal, governmental and private markets Sodemann and Associates (Champaign, IL) and also acquired TeKippe Engineering (Manchester, IA), a 28-person civil engineering and surveying firm with clients that include city government; economic development groups; residential developers; private business; county, state and federal offices; and construction contractors. Link to details  


Multi-discipline engineering firm Donohue & Associates (Sheboygan, WI) acquired Ken Herceg & Associates (South Bend, IN), a multi-disciplined provider of transportation, environmental, structural, and civil engineering, site design, architecture, planning and project management to both public and private sector clients. Link to details

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