Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: March 28

This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the United States and two international deals involving companies based in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.

03/28/2014


This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the United States and two international deals involving companies based in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the United States and two international deals involving companies based in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

3/25/2014

Multidisciplinary design firm Littlejohn Engineering Associates (Nashville, TN) acquired land planning consulting firm Kramer and Little (Orlando, FL). Link to details

3/24/2014

Professional and technical engineering and consulting firm NV5 (Hollywood, FL) acquired inspection, construction management and environmental consulting firm AK Environmental (West Trenton, NJ). AK Environmental primarily serves natural gas pipeline companies in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States and employs 120 professionals. Link to details

3/24/2014

Infrastructure engineering firm Spencer Group (Hull, UK) has joined forces with rail signaling firm Chase Meadow (Stratford Upon Avon, UK). The firm will operate as Chase Meadow Signaling (CMS). Link to details

3/20/2014

Multidisciplinary infrastructure consultancy Opus (Wellington, New Zealand) acquired surveying, civil engineering and water design firm Bowdens Group (Sydney, Australia). Link to details



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