Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: September 20

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and one international deal involving the UK and the Netherlands.

09/20/2013


This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and one international deal involving the UK and the Netherlands.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and one international deal involving the UK and the Netherlands. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

9/14/2013

Leading national energy, water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm Apex Companies (Rockville, MD) acquired Management and Technical Resources (Pittsburgh, PA), an environmental consulting company specializing in management of environmental projects for industrial and commercial clients. Apex Companies is a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital (New York, NY), a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented middle market companies. Link to details 

9/17/2013

Multi-disciplinary MEP and comprehensive facilities design firm Henderson Engineers (HEI) (Kansas City, MO) acquired healthcare-focused MEP and fire protection engineering firm Corporate Energy Consultants (Shawnee Mission, KS). Link to details

9/12/2013

Engineering and science consulting firm SynTerra (Greenville, SC) acquired Schloss & Associates (Greenville, SC), an HVAC and plumbing engineering firm providing services to commercial and industrial clients. Link to details  

9/10/2013

Industrial wastewater treatment firm Nijhuis Water Technology (Dinxperlo, The Netherlands) has reached an agreement to acquire H2OK Water and Energy (H2OK) (Truro, Cornwall, UK). H2OK provides turnkey environmental, sewage treatment, water, structural and civil engineering services to public and private clients. Link to details



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