340 U.S. DEALS
LATEST 12 MONTHS
14%
496* GLOBAL DEALS
LATESTS 12 MONTHS
14%
*Including U.S. deals    
Percentages represent latest twelve months year-over-year increase or decrease in deal activity.
M&A Update - Allied Resources Group makes a power play; Eleven other deals
HEADLINE TRANSACTION
 
MAY 2021: Allied Resources Group (Exton, PA), a family of companies providing turnkey critical infrastructure services, acquired RTR Energy Solutions (Fairchance, PA), a project management services provider to the power delivery systems industry. Link to details >

COMMENTARY
 
The A/E industry is consolidating at a record pace - up 14% year-over-year. This year we will see more design and environmental firms transact than ever before. Find out what's driving this change in our industry, get the most up-to-date deal pricing metrics and network with potential buyers, sellers and investors at our Texas M&A Symposium in Houston this October. Early bird registration is open now.

DOMESTIC TRANSACTIONS

5/25/2021
The Kaizen Company (Washington, D.C.), a provider of development advisory and management consulting services with more than 150 staff globally, joined industry icon Tetra Tech (Pasadena, CA) (ENR #4). Link to details >

5/26/2021
Healthcare design firm Salus Architecture (Seattle, WA) joined DLR Group (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #60). The merger expands the array of specialty design services for both firms’ healthcare clients. Link to details >

5/24/2021
Architecture and urban planning firm Mainstreet Architects + Planning (Ventura, CA) joined 100% employee-owned firm RRM Design Group (San Luis Obispo, CA). The acquisition creates a fifth office location in California for RRM. Link to details >

5/21/2021
Marleon Capital (New York, NY) acquired CLS Planning and Construction Services (Guilford, CT), a construction management and owner's representative firm specializing in construction and capital improvement projects. Link to details >

5/27/2021
Architecture and planning firm Tonkin Architecture (Seattle, WA) joined SMR Architects (Seattle, WA). The combined Seattle-based firm of 39 employees will continue to be named SMR Architects. Link to details >

GLOBAL TRANSACTIONS

5/20/2021
Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired four businesses: Stephenson Halliday (Kendal, UK), QSI (Hawke's Bay, New Zealand), Waldrams (London, UK), and Althoff & Lang (Cologne, Germany). Link to details >

5/25/2021
Project and construction management firm PMKConsult (Abu Dhabi, UAE) acquired ACS (Dubai, UAE), a regional value management and cost consultancy. Link to details >

5/25/2021
Buro Happold (Bath, UK) strengthened its consultancy capabilities with the acquisition of acoustics and audio-visual consultancies Vanguardia Limited (Surrey, UK) and its subsidiary Crowd Dynamics International (Surrey, UK). Link to details >
UPCOMING EVENTS
OCT 21-22, 2021
TEXAS M&A SYMPOSIUM
Houston, TX

THE event for Texas A/E or environmental consulting firm leaders and firms that want to grow in the Texas market. Registration is now open!

JAN 19-20, 2022
SOUTHEAST STATES M&A SYMPOSIUM
Miami, FL

If you are an A/E firm interested in expanding into the Southeast through acquisition, or you are based in the Southeast and considering a sale or merger, this is the event for you.

JUNE 8-9, 2022
WESTERN STATES M&A SYMPOSIUM
San Francisco, CA

If you are an A/E firm leader interested in expanding into the West through acquisition, or you are based in the West and considering a sale or merger, this is the event for you.

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