357 U.S. DEALS
LATEST 12 MONTHS
22%
522* GLOBAL DEALS
LATESTS 12 MONTHS
23%
*Including U.S. deals    
Percentages represent latest twelve months year-over-year increase or decrease in deal activity.
M&A Update – Houston's R.G. Miller joins DCCM; U.S. M&A up 22%
HEADLINE TRANSACTION
JUNE 2021: Prominent Texas infrastructure engineering firm R.G. Miller Engineers (Houston, TX), announced it had joined with DCCM (Houston, TX), a national provider of design, consulting, and program and construction management services. Link to details >

COMMENTARY & INSIGHT

With two more deals this week, Texas continues to be the hottest state for deal-making over the last five years. Journey to the center of the action in Houston this October 21 & 22 to learn all about A/E industry M&A trends and network with over 100 CEOs, M&A decision-makers, and investors at our 7th Texas M&A Symposium.

DOMESTIC TRANSACTIONS

6/29/2021
SIA Solutions (Houston, TX), a provider of environmental and radiological services, infrastructure asset management, and energy resilience, joined industry-leading facilities planning and design firm Salas O'Brien (Santa Ana, CA) (ENR #118). Link to details >

6/28/2021
SAM Companies (Austin, TX) (ENR #98) acquired Marbach, Brady & Weaver and Marbach-Palm, collectively known as Marbach (Elkhart, IN), a land surveying and engineering firm operating in the Great Lakes region. Link to details >

6/29/2021
ENR's #87 ranked environmental firm, Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX), announced that it has partnered with private equity firm Oak Hill Capital (New York, NY) to purchase a controlling interest in the firm from Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (Beverly Hills, CA). Link to details >

6/24/2021
Infrastructure planning and design firm KLJ Engineering (Bismarck, ND) (ENR #179) acquired Zillgitt Civil Design (Zumbrota, MN), a civil engineering and surveying firm focused on public infrastructure and land development services. Link to details >

6/30/2021
Global architecture and design firm Perkins Eastman (New York, NY) (ENR #67) merged with MEIS Architects (New York, NY), an architecture and design firm known for its innovative sports, entertainment, and urban activation venues. Link to details >

6/28/2021
CORE Design Group (York, PA), an architecture and structural engineering firm, merged with Richard F. Mulá Architects (Lancaster, PA), a full-service architecture, planning, and specialty services design firm. Link to details >

6/8/2021
Environmental, civil, and geotechnical engineering firm Geo-Logic Associates (Ontario, CA) (ENR #269) acquired the MINES Group (Reno, NV), a geoenvironmental consulting and engineering design firm that serves the mining industry. Link to details >

6/29/2021
Horticulture engineering and design firm urban-gro (Lafayette, CO) agreed to acquire MJ12 Design Studio (Centennial, CO) and its parent company 2WR+ Partners (Columbus, GA), creating a fully-integrated AE design and cultivation systems integration company serving the cannabis and food-focused CEA sectors. Link to details >

6/30/2021
John Turner Consulting (North Hampton, NH), a geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting provider, acquired Harper Environmental (Bridgewater Corners, VT), an environmental firm with extensive field, technical, and project management experience. Link to details >

6/30/2021
NMP Engineering Consultants (Hunt Valley, MD), a provider of engineering, landscape architecture, planning, and environmental design services, merged with Progressive Engineering Consultants (Hunt Valley, MD), a construction management and inspection firm focused on the transportation industry. Link to details >

GLOBAL TRANSACTIONS

7/1/2021
ENR's #87 ranked global design firm, Assystem (Courbevoie, France), acquired 99% of the issued share capital of STUP (Mumbai, India), a provider of building design, engineering, and project management services. Link to details >

6/30/2021
ENR's #110 ranked global design firm, Jensen Hughes (Baltimore, MD), acquired long-time partner and fire protection engineering firm Jensen Hughes s.r.l. Continental Europe (Milan, Italy). Link to details >

6/23/2021
AE and planning firm Greystone (Kitchener, Canada) acquired Point Architects (Toronto, Canada), a provider of architectural services to the retail, food service, and real estate development sectors. Link to details >

6/16/2021
Engineering and construction firm CAP Management Services (Edmonton, Canada) acquired civil engineering firm Progressive Engineering & Consulting (St. John's, Canada). Link to details >

7/1/2021
Architecture and engineering firm BDP (Manchester, UK) acquired Pattern (London, UK), an architecture and design firm focused on high-profile sports and entertainment projects. Link to details >
UPCOMING EVENTS
OCT 21-22, 2021
TEXAS M&A SYMPOSIUM
Houston, TX

Now in its seventh year! The ONLY M&A Symposium that brings together leaders of Texas A/E and environmental firms, with M&A decision-makers from national and global buyers and industry investors.

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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