329 U.S. DEALS
LATEST 12 MONTHS
7%
480* GLOBAL DEALS
LATESTS 12 MONTHS
7%
*Including U.S. deals    
Percentages represent latest twelve months year-over-year increase or decrease in deal activity.
M&A Update - Lucky sevens: Seven domestic deals; U.S. M&A up 7%
COMMENTARY & INSIGHT
 
U.S. M&A is up 7% year-over-year. The first half of 2021 is on track to be the most active period ever for industry consolidation - and deal values are headed north too.
 
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´╗┐DOMESTIC TRANSACTIONS

5/4/2021
Pioneering industry leader Terracon (Olathe, KS) (ENR #24) acquired Pivvot (Kansas City, MO), a geospatial technology firm serving the power generation and transmission, engineering and construction, and oil and natural gas markets. Link to details >

5/4/2021
Full-service engineering firm Remington & Vernick Engineers (Haddonfield, NJ) (ENR #275) acquired Dodson Engineering (Pittsburgh, PA), a mechanical engineering firm that serves the government, education, and healthcare markets. Link to details >

5/4/2021
AE, environmental, and planning firm ISG (Mankato, MN) (ENR #306) expanded its food and industrial business unit through the acquisition of refrigeration engineering firm Golden Industrial Refrigeration (Milwaukee, WI). Link to details >

5/3/2021
Architecture firm SGA Design Group (Tulsa, OK) announced the formation of Renaissance Architecture, which has acquired the assets of Renaissance Architects (Oklahoma City, OK). Link to details >

5/3/2021
Prein&Newhof (Grand Rapids, MI), a provider of engineering, environmental, and surveying services, acquired land surveying firm Summit Surveying (Allendale, MI).

5/5/2021
Civil engineering firm Ruekert & Mielke (Waukesha, WI) acquired Outland Design (Madison, WI), a full-service civil, environmental, and agricultural engineering and design firm. Link to details >

5/4/2021
Braun Intertec (Minneapolis, MN) (ENR #114) announced a majority investment by private equity firm Long Arc Capital (New York, NY) in Agile Frameworks (Minneapolis, MN), a provider of collaborative, cloud-based software solutions for project workflow, data management, and analytics for the AEC industry. Link to details >

GLOBAL TRANSACTIONS

5/4/2021
Ulteig (Fargo, ND) (ENR #139), a leading provider of design engineering, program management, and technical and field services, acquired NLS Engineering (Stoney Creek, Canada), an engineering firm that specializes in utility-scale solar, battery storage, water, and wastewater. Link to details >

5/3/2021
Commercial real estate services firm CBRE (Los Angeles, CA) acquired Thelem Consulting (Sydney, Australia), a provider of development planning and feasibility services, construction planning, and strategic procurement services. Link to details >

5/3/2021
Oakville Enterprises Corporation (Oakville, Canada), a provider of energy and infrastructure solutions, acquired engineering, project development, and construction management firm EMB Management (Port Moody, Canada). Link to details >

5/4/2021
Multidisciplinary engineering and design firm Norconsult (Sandvika, Norway) acquired RUBOW arkitekter (Copenhagen, Denmark), an architecture firm specializing in public construction projects and landscape architecture. Link to details >
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OCT 21-22, 2021
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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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