See the Morrissey Goodale weekly Merger & Acquisition Deal Update featured online in Consulting-Specifying Engineer.

Morrissey Goodale in the News

5/1/20

Six deals announced this week; U.S. M&A down 11%

6 deals reported this week (5 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


4/29/20

2020 Top 500 Design Firms: Will COVID-19 Change Design?

Mergers and acquisitions were again on the menu for major design firms last year. Morrissey Goodale tracked 307 M&A deals among design firms during 2019.

ENR


4/24/20

Niles Bolton acquires aviation design firm; U.S. M&A down 10%

1 deal reported this week (1 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


4/17/20

U.S. M&A down 6%; Four private equity-backed deals this week

4 deals reported this week (3 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


4/15/20

Industry M&As Take COVID-19 Hit, But Deals Aren’t Dead Yet

Mick Morrissey comments on Covid-19’s impact on the pace of dealmaking in the A/E industry

Engineering News-Record


4/10/20

Salas O’Brien expands in the Mid-Atlantic; Seven other deals this week

8 deals reported this week (5 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


4/9/20

2020 AEC M&A Q1 Review

Morrissey Goodale


4/3/20

Sargent & Lundy acquires in CO; Four other deals in the U.S. and abroad

5 deals reported this week (3 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


3/27/20

ISG acquires in Minnesota; Five other deals in NY, WI and overseas

6 deals reported this week (3 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


3/20/20

One deal this week; ERM acquires sustainability consultant

1 deal reported this week (1 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


3/13/20

Schnabel acquires in the West; Six other deals in the U.S. and abroad

7 deals reported this week (4 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


2/28/20

Schnabel Engineering acquired Deere & Ault Consultants

Morrissey Goodale advised Schnabel Engineering.

Schnabel Engineering


3/6/20

Four new deals in the U.S. and three overseas; Global M&A Up 12%

7 deals reported this week (4 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


2/28/20

Thomas & Hutton acquired Dempsey, Dilling & Associates

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Thomas & Hutton

Thomas & Hutton


2/28/20

Thomas & Hutton acquires in TN; Nine other deals in the U.S. and abroad

10 deals reported this week (9 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


2/21/20

California firms merge; Deals in FL, NC, TX and overseas

6 deals reported this week (5 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


2/14/20

Water/Wastewater deal in MA; Other deals in CA, TX, IL, NY and overseas

9 deals reported this week (6 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


2/11/20

Haley and Ward joined CES Inc.

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Haley and Ward

CES Inc.


2/7/20

GDS acquires on the West coast; U.S. Deals up 8%

15 deals reported this week (13 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


1/31/20

Deals in FL, TX, PA, IL, TN, ND and the UK

8 deals reported this week (7 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


1/28/20

GDS Associates acquired EES Consulting

Morrissey Goodale advised GDS Associates

GDS Associates


1/24/20

Two deals in the West; Deals in MN, NY, CT, IN and overseas

8 deals reported this week (6 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


1/17/20

Booming economy drives record year of deal-making in the AEC industry

Morrissey Goodale’s complete 2019 AEC M&A Year in Review

Morrissey Goodale 


1/17/20

The year in review and a look ahead to 2020; Nine U.S. and two int’l deals

11 deals reported this week (9 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


1/10/20

CHA and IMEG make key acquisitions; 20 other deals in U.S. and overseas

22 deals reported this week (19 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


1/9/20

CME Associates joined CHA

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised CME Associates

CHA


1/8/20

Monroe & Newell joined IMEG

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Monroe & Newell

IMEG


1/3/20

Deals in the Southeast, CA and MA kick off 2020

5 deals reported this week (5 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


12/27/19

Eight deal announcements close out record year of AEC M&A

8 deals reported this week (3 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


12/20/19

Record year for M&A in the Southeast; Deals in GA, SC and CA

3 deals reported this week (3 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


12/13/19

PRIME AE partners with NewHold; Seven other global deals

8 deals reported this week (5 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


12/06/19

LaBella acquires in NY; 11 other deals in the U.S. and abroad

12 deals reported this week (7 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


12/04/19

Aztech Environmental Technologies joined LaBella

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Aztech Environmental Technologies

Labella


11/27/19

TRC acquires in WA; Global M&A up 5% over latest 12 months

3 deals reported this week (2 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


11/22/19

Atlas to acquire in Atlanta; Fourteen deals in the U.S. and abroad

14 deals reported this week (9 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


11/20/19

Long Engineering joined Atlas Technical Consultants

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Long Engineering

Business Wire


11/15/19

Baxter & Woodman acquires in Orlando; Five deals in the US and UK

5 deals reported this week (3 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


11/12/19

Baxter & Woodman acquired GTC Engineering Corporation 

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Baxter & Woodman

Baxter & Woodman


11/08/19

NV5 announces big geospatial deal; Nine deals in the U.S. and abroad

10 deals reported this week (6 US/ 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


11/01/19

STV announces recapitalization; Nine other deals across the globe

10 deals reported this week (3 US/ 7 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


10/25/19

LJA Engineering acquires in TX; Two other deals in New York

3 deals reported this week (3 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


10/18/19

Texas on pace for record year; Ten deals in the US and abroad

10 deals reported this week (8 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


10/11/19

Texas design firms merge: Nine other deals in the U.S. and UK

10 deals reported this week (9 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


10/08/19

Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong (GLS) acquired Clark Aggen Architects

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised GLS.

Morrissey Goodale


10/04/19

Dewberry acquires in CA; Other deals in TX, NY, MN, WI and abroad

8 deals reported this week (5 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


09/30/19

Industry leader Dewberry acquired Drake Haglan and Associates, one of Northern California’s premier infrastructure engineering firms

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Dewberry

Dewberry


09/20/19

Trinity acquires in TX; Other deals in CT and overseas

5 deals reported this week (3 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


09/20/19

Another Texas deal; Deals in VA, KY, Canada and overseas

8 deals reported this week (3 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


09/13/19

Big week for Canadian deals; other deals in ME, IL, TN and overseas

9 deals reported this week (4 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


09/06/19

ERM acquires in TX; Eight other deals in MI, IN, NY and abroad

9 deals reported this week (4 US/ 5 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


08/30/19

WSP to acquire E&E; Other deals in TX, FL, MN, TN and abroad

6 deals reported this week (5 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


08/23/19

Jacobs to acquire Wood’s nuclear business; Four other deals

5 deals reported this week (3 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


08/16/19

Big news for Atlas Technical Consultants; Six other deals

7 deals reported this week (5 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


08/09/19

TLC expands in the Mid-Atlantic; One other deal in NJ and four abroad

6 deals reported this week (2 US/ 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


08/02/19

Fourteenth deal in TX this year; Other deals in OH, CO, NJ and CA

6 deals reported this week (6 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


07/26/19

U.S. AEC M&A surges 18%; Deals in VA, IL, OR, and PA

11 deals reported this week (5 US/ 6 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


07/19/19

AEC industry leader Pond & Company partners with DC Capital

4 deals reported this week (4 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


07/15/19

Torrid Pace of Deal Activity Continues in 2019

Nick Belitz comments on the high level of industry M&A activity in 2019

Engineering Inc. 


07/12/19

TRC acquires in TX; Seven other deals in the U.S. and overseas

8 deals reported this week (5 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


07/05/19

NV5 and Westwood make key acquisitions; 7 other deals in the U.S. and abroad

10 deals reported this week (7 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


07/02/19

GeoDesign, Inc. joins NV5

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised GeoDesign

NV5


06/28/19

OMNNI Associates joined Westwood Professional Services

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised OMNNI Associates

OMNNI Associates


06/28/19

Five new deals backed by private equity; U.S. M&A up 22% over last year

8 deals reported this week (5 US / 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


06/21/19

US M&A surges 25% over last year; Deals in CA, NC, NH, FL and abroad

8 deals reported this week (5 US / 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


06/14/19

Weston & Sampson acquires in NC; Deals in AZ and WV

3 deals reported this week (3 US / 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


06/10/19

Weston & Sampson acquired MA Engineering Consultants

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Weston & Sampson

Weston & Sampson


06/07/19

Industry deal-making blazes; 13 deals in the U.S. and 4 abroad

17 deals reported this week (13 US / 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


05/31/19

Two new deals in the U.S. and one overseas; U.S. M&A up 13%

3 deals reported this week (2 US / 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


05/24/19

Three deals in the West; U.S. M&A up 14%

7 deals reported this week (6 US / 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


05/17/19

The Death of the Architecture Firm

Morrissey Goodale reports that 2018 M&A activity among U.S. A/E/C Companies is up 26% and 17% globally

DesignIntelligence


05/17/19

West Coast Merger; One deal in TX and two abroad

4 deals reported this week (2 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


05/10/19

CONSOR acquires in AZ; US M&A up 13%

11 deals reported this week (7 US/ 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


05/09/19

Structural Grace, Inc. joined CONSOR

Morrissey Goodale advised Structural Grace, Inc.

CONSOR


05/03/19

Merrick strengthens energy and chemical business; US M&A up 14%

12 deals reported this week (8 US/ 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update 


04/26/19

Jacobs to acquire KeyW; Other deals in IL, MN, GA and overseas

7 deals reported this week (4 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


04/19/19

J.S. Held acquires in WA; Deals in MI, FL, TX and overseas

5 deals reported this week (4 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


04/12/19

Thornton Tomasetti acquires in ME; 13 other deals in the U.S. and overseas

14 deals reported this week (12 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


04/05/19

Gannett Fleming acquires in CA; Five other U.S. deals and one overseas

7 deals reported this week (6 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


04/01/19

Becker Structural Engineers joined Thornton Tomasetti

Morrissey Goodale advised Becker Structural Engineers.

Thornton Tomasetti


04/01/19

SAGE Engineers joined Gannett Fleming

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised SAGE Engineeers.

Gannett Fleming


03/29/19

SmithGroup merges in Denver; U.S. M&A up 11%

6 deals reported this week (3 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


03/22/19

CMT acquires in Florida; Five other U.S. deals and one overseas

7 deals reported this week (6 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


03/18/19

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly (CMT) acquired Stone Engineering Group

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Crawford, Murphy & Tilly (CMT).

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly


03/15/19

Perkins + Will strengthens Bay Area presence; U.S. M&A up 14%

8 deals reported this week (5 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


03/08/19

Los Angeles designers merge

12 deals reported this week (11 US/ 1 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


03/01/19

Nishkian joins IMEG; One other deal in NV

2 deals reported this week (2 US/ 0 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


02/28/19

Nishkian joined IMEG

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Nishkian.

IMEG


02/22/19

RESPEC acquires in NV; Deals in TX, CO, OH, PA and overseas 

9 deals reported this week (5 US/ 4 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


02/15/19

Two environmental deals in the West; Deals in PA, ME and overseas

6 deals reported this week (4 US/ 2 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


02/08/19

AVANTech acquires in WA; Deals in FL, Canada and overseas

6 deals reported this week (3 US/ 3 International)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update


02/01/19

Last year was a record year for consolidation in the AE industry

US design firm deals up 33% in 2018 as industry deal-making outpaces the previous all-time high set in 2015.

Morrissey Goodale


01/28/19

Strategies to Boost a Firm’s Valuation

Mick Morrissey comments on how to increase your firm’s value.

Engineering Inc. 


01/08/19

Delta acquired Lewis Engineering, PC

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Delta.

Delta


01/08/19

Alan Plummer acquired FEI Engineers

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Alan Plummer.

Water Online


01/03/19

Getting into the Flow

Mark Goodale discusses Lean operating strategies and how they can benefit the A/E industry.

Engineering Inc.


01/02/19

WGI acquired Big Red Dog

Morrissey Goodale provided valuation advisory services to facilitate the transaction.

ParkNews


12/04/18

Surveying and Mapping Consultants joined Dawood

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Surveying and Mapping Consultants.

Central Penn Business Journal


11/05/18

CHI Engineering joined NV5

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised CHI Engineering.

MarketWatch


10/18/18

2018 AEC M&A Q3 Review 

Morrissey Goodale 


10/09/18

Wilson Architects joined HGA

Morrissey Goodale provided M&A and financial advisory services to Wilson Architects.

Wilson HGA


09/05/18

8760 Engineering joined Bernhard Energy Solutions

Morrissey Goodale provided financial advisory services to 8760 Engineering.

8760 Engineering


08/24/18

CALYX Engineers & Consultants joined NV5

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised CALYX Engineers & Consultants.

NV5

08/02/18

Landrum & Brown acquired Trillion Aviation

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Landrum & Brown.

Landrum & Brown

08/01/18

Missing in Action

Mick Morrissey comments on the talent shortage in the engineering industry.

Engineering Inc. 

07/31/18

Copper Environmental Consulting joined PRISM

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Copper Environmental Consulting.

PRISM

07/11/18

HydroMetrics Water Resources Inc. joined Montgomery & Associates

Morrissey Goodale advised HydroMetrics Water Resources Inc.

Montgomery & Associates

05/08/18

COWI acquired select US tunnel resources of ILF Consulting Engineers

Morrissey Goodale advised ILF Consulting Engineers.

COWI

04/30/18

Newcomb Anderson McCormick joined Willdan

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Newcomb Anderson McCormick.

Willdan

02/05/18

CMC Energy Services acquired Clean Markets

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Clean Markets.

CMC Energy Services

01/25/18

Private Equity Investors and Industry Firms Find New Links

Mick Morrissey comments on the impact of private equity in the AE industry.

ENR

01/17/18

GRAEF acquired Consulting Engineering & Science

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised GRAEF.

GRAEF

08/10/17

Global M&A activity holds steady as domestic M&A activity falls 

Nick Belitz comments on global and domestic M&A trends.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine

06/29/17

Sell or No-Sell: Design Firms Weigh Choices for Future Growth 

Mick Morrissey comments on consolidation in the AEC industry.

ENR

06/06/17

NV5 Acquires Leading Northeast MEP Engineering Design Firm, RDK Engineers

Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and provided M&A advisory services to RDK.

NV5

05/26/17

N&W Acquires Raudenbush Engineering, Inc. (REI)

Morrissey Goodale provided M&A advisory services to Raudenbush Engineering.

Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc. (N&W)

03/08/17

Deciding When to Hire a CFO

Mark Goodale shares what benefits and skills a CFO can bring to a design firm.

Architect magazine

02/15/17

Data Mining Gains More Cachet in Construction Sector

Mick Morrissey comments on the transformation of the AEC industry due to Big Data.

ENR

01/25/17

Survey: Falling Acquisition Rates Buck Trends

Morrissey Goodale identifies falling acquisition rates.

ENR

11/18/16

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: November 18

Morrissey Goodale M&A Update featured.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine

01/28/16

2015 was a record year for mergers and acquisitions in the AE industry

Morrissey Goodale’s complete 2015 AEC M&A Year in Review published.

Building Design + Construction