Mergers & Acquisitions

EFCG is the leading M&A Advisor to the A/E/C industry. We have advised on over 140 completed transactions, or roughly $9 billion worth. See below for recently completed transactions (since 2007).

See list of all completed M&A transactions advised by EFCG

2016

EFCG initiated and advised Quantum in their sale to BSI (UK).
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EFCG advised Dade Moeller on valuation issues in their sale to NV5.
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EFCG advised Leidos in the divestiture of its EPC Business to Haskell.
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EFCG advised Bury in their sale to Stantec (Canada).
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EFCG advised ESA on valuation issues in their acquisition of PCR.
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EFCG co-advised Coffey (Australia) in their sale to Tetra Tech.
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2015

EFCG advised Cardno (Australia) in their divestiture of ATC to Bernhard Capital.
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EFCG initiated and advised Fay Spofford & Thorndike in their sale to Stantec (Canada).
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EFCG advised David Evans on their acquisition of Triad.
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EFCG advised CEI in their sale to HDR.
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2014

EFCG initiated and advised ICA in their sale to HDR.
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EFCG advised S&ME on valuation issues in their acquisition of Littlejohn.
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EFCG initiated and advised Ramboll (Denmark) in their acquisition of Environ.
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EFCG advised management and a competing P.E. firm in the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff to WSP (Canada).
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EFCG initiated and advised Sustainable Resources Group in their divestiture of their Facilities Optimization Division to TerranearPMC.

EFCG advised David Evans & Associates in their acquisition of Hall & Foreman.
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EFCG initiated and advised Conestoga Rovers & Associates (Canada) in their merger with GHD (Australia).
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EFCG initiated and advised Power Engineers in their acquisition of Burns & Roe.
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EFCG initiated and advised Weston Solutions in their subordinated debt financing provided by New Mountain Capital.

EFCG initiated and advised AK Environmental in their sale to NV5.
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2013

EFCG initiated and advised Haynes Whaley in their sale to Cardno (Australia).
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EFCG initiated and advised Apia XXI (Spain) in their sale to Louis Berger Group.
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2012

EFCG initiated and advised the sale of M-E Companies to IBI (Canada).
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EFCG initiated the sale of Chemrisk to Cardno (Australia).
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EFCG initiated and advised Greenhorne & O’Mara in their sale of Stantec (Canada).
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EFCG initiated and advised HR Gray in their sale to Haskell.
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EFCG initiated and advised Omni Environmental in their sale to Kleinfelder.
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EFCG provide valuation structure advice to Volkert in their acquisition of Allied Engineering & Testing.
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EFCG advised Rescan Environmental (Canada) in their sale to ERM (UK).
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EFCG initiated and advised EM-Assist in their sale to Cardno (Australia).
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EFCG provided valuation advice to Cimarron in their sale to Stantec.
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EFCG initiated and advised Jeffrey A Parker & Associates in their sale to Ernst & Young.
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EFCG initiated discussions on behalf of TRC in their acquisition of EORM’s East Region’s Assets.
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2011

EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs Engineering in their acquisition of KlingStubbins.
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EFCG initiated and advised ERM in their acquisition of Oasis Environmental.
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EFCG initiated and advised TRC in their acquisition of Payne Firm.
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EFCG initiated and advised CDM in their merger with Wilbur Smith Associates.
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2010

EFCG advised Damon S. Williams Associates in their sale to Jacobs.

EFCG initiated and advised PHR+A in their sale to Pennoni.
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EFCG advised Tailwind Capital on industry overview and due diligence issues in their acquisition of Apex Companies.
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EFCG initiated and advised Roux Associates in their divestiture of Domani Sustainability Consulting to Deloitte.
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EFCG advised Stantec (Canada) in their acquisition of Burt Hill.
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EFCG advised both HW Lochner and BWR in their merger.
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EFCG initiated and advised Atkins (UK) in their acquisition of PBS&J
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EFCG initiated and advised PM Group (Ireland) in their acquisition of Greene Engineers
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EFCG initiated and advised Anshen + Allen and Stantec (Canada) in their merger
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EFCG initiated and advised ASC Geosciences in their sale to KCI Technologies
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EFCG initiated and advised ERI on their sale to Cardno (Australia)
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EFCG advised S&ME on valuation issues in their acquisition of QORE.
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EFCG initiated and advised Jordan, Jones & Goulding in their sale to Jacobs Engineering
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EFCG advised Trow (Canada) in their acquisition of Barenco (Canada)
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2009

EFCG initiated and advised Trow (Canada) in their acquisition of X-nth
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Sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff to Balfour Beatty (UK). EFCG was the Strategic Advisor to PB management
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EFCG advised Power Engineers on valuation regarding their purchase of Cornelius Pierce
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EFCG advised Power Engineers on valuation regarding their purchase of VELOCITIE Integration
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EFCG initiated and advised Wardrop (Canada) in their sale to Tetra Tech
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EFCG initiated and advised Jacques Whitford (Canada) in their sale to Stantec (Canada)
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2008

EFCG initiated and advised Trow (Canada) in their sale of an equity interest in Trow to General Atlantic
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EFCG advised CUH2A on their sale to HDR
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EFCG initiated and advised Geomatrix on their sale to Amec (U.K.)
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EFCG advised Pipeline Systems, Inc. on their sale to Ausenco (Australia)
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EFCG initiated and advised Jones & Stokes on their sale to ICF International
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EFCG advised Wilson & Co. on their acquisition of Western Air Maps
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EFCG initiated and advised TBE Group on their sale to Cardno (Australia)
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EFCG initiated and advised Fuller, Mossbarger, Scott & May (FMSM) on their sale to Stantec
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2007

EFCG initiated and advised JD Consulting on their sale to RPS
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EFCG initiated and advised Simat, Helliesen & Eichner (SH&E) on their sale to ICF International
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EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs Engineering and Carter & Burgess in their merger Click here to read EFCG’s observations on the transaction 
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EFCG advised Chas H. Sells on their sale to WSP Group
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EFCG advised Seacor Environmental on their sale to SLR
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EFCG initiated and advised Chong on their sale to Stantec
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EFCG initiated and advised Boelter on their sale to ENVIRON
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EFCG initiated and advised RMJM on their acquisition of Hillier Architecture
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EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs Engineering on their merger with Edwards & Kelcey
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EFCG initiated and advised Capri Engineering in their sale of a control interest in Capri Engineering to Stone Point Capital
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EFCG initiated and co-advised RETEC management in the sale of RETEC to AECOM/ENSR
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EFCG initiated and advised TYPSA in their acquisition of Aztec Engineering
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List of all completed M&A transactions advised by EFCG

TRANSACTION Approx. Revs of Target (Mils)
Sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff to Balfour Beatty (UK) and then to WSP (Canada); EFCG was the Strategic Advisor to PB management on the Balfour Beatty transaction, & advised management and a competing  P.E. firm on WSP transaction. $2,300
Acquisition of PBS&J by Atkins (UK); EFCG initiated and advised Atkins $800
Sale of Carter & Burgess to Jacobs Engineering; EFCG initiated and advised both firms $600
Merger between GHD (Australia) and Conestoga Rovers & Associates (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised CRA. $500
Sale of a control interest in International Technology to Carlyle Group; EFCG served as co-advisor to IT $400
Sale of Coffey (AUS) to Tetra Tech EFCG co-advised Coffey $400
Acquisition of Babtie (U.K.) by Jacobs Engineering; EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs $350
Acquisition of Environ by Ramboll (Denmark); EFCG initiated and advised Ramboll $300
Sale of Roy F. Weston to American Capital in a Management LBO; EFCG co-advised RFW $300
Sale of Woodward-Clyde to URS; EFCG served as an advisor to the Woodward-Clyde Board $300
Divestiture of EPC Business by Leidos to Haskell; EFCG advised Leidos $300
Divestiture of ATC by Cardno (Australia) to Bernhard Capital; EFCG advised Cardno $200
Acquisition of Wilbur Smith Associates by CDM; EFCG initiated and advised CDM $200
Sale of Jacques Whitford (Canada) to Stantec (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised Jacques Whitford $200
Acquisition of Edwards Kelcey by Jacobs Engineering; EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs $200
Acquisition of LawGibb by Virgil Williams; EFCG advised Williams with due diligence and valuation $200
Acquisition of EARTH TECH by Tyco Int’l; EFCG initiated and advised Tyco $175
Sale of ICA to HDR; EFCG initiated and advised ICA $150
Sale of Wardrop (Canada) to Tetra Tech; EFCG initiated and advised Wardrop $150
Merger of Montgomery Watson and Harza; EFCG advised Montgomery Watson on valuation $150
Sale of an equity interest in Trow/EXP (Canada) to General Atlantic; EFCG initiated and advised Trow/EXP      $150
Acquisition of KlingStubbins by Jacobs Engineering; EFCG initiated and advised Jacobs Engineering $100
Acquisition of Burt Hill by Stantec (Canada); EFCG advised Stantec $100
Sale of RETEC to Windjammer Equity in a Management LBO; EFCG co-advised RETEC $100
Sale of Atkins Benham (U.K.) to a Management LBO; EFCG initiated and advised Atkins $100
Acquisition of SECOR International by Arlington Capital in an LBO; EFCG advised Arlington on due diligence $100
Sale of a control interest in Schoor DePalma to Trivest Partners in an LBO;EFCG served as a co-advisor to Schoor DePalma $100
Sale of Geomatrix to Amec (U.K.); EFCG initiated and advised Geomatrix      $100
Sale of Jordan, Jones & Goulding to Jacobs Engineering; EFCG initiated and advised Jordan, Jones & Goulding $80
Sale of Summit Environmental to EARTH TECH; EFCG initiated and served as co-advisor to Summit $80
Sale of Ogden Environmental to AMEC (AGRA) (U.K./Canada); EFCG initiated and advised both firms $80
Sale of RETEC to AECOM/ENSR; EFCG initiated and co-advised RETEC management $80
Sale of CUH2A to HDR; EFCG advised CUH2A     $80
Sale of Greenhorne & O’Mara to Stantec (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised Greenhorne & O’Mara. $70
Acquisition of Apex Companies by Tailwind Capital; EFCG advised Tailwind Capital on industry overview and due diligence issues. $70
Sale of Jones & Stokes to ICF International; EFCG initiated and advised Jones & Stokes $70
Acquisition of TAMS by EARTH TECH (Tyco Int’l); EFCG initiated and advised both firms $70
Sale of TBE Group to Cardno (Australia); EFCG initiated and advised TBE Group    $70
Sale of Cimarron (Canada) to Stantec (Canada); EFCG provided valuation advice to Cimarron. $60
Sale of Anshen + Allen to Stantec (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised both firms $60
Acquisition of Canonie by Smith Environmental; EFCG advised Smith $60
Sale of Bury to Stantec (Canada); EFCG advised Bury $60
Acquisition of BCM by Canonie; EFCG advised Canonie $60
Acquisition of Riedel by Canonie; EFCG advised a competing prospective buyer $60
Acquisition of Hillier Architecture by RMJM (U.K.); EFCG initiated and advised RMJM $60
Sale of Fugro Environmental (Dutch) to ENSR/RWE (Germany); EFCG initiated and advised Fugro, N.V. $60
Acquisition of Burns & Roe by Power Engineers; EFCG initiated and advised Power Engineers $50
Acquisition of X-nth by Trow/EXP (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised Trow/EXP $50
Sale of Pipeline Systems, Inc. (PSI) to Ausenco (Australia); EFCG advised PSI $50
Sale of ABB Environmental (Swiss/Swedish) to Harding Lawson Associates Group; EFCG initiated and advised ABB $50
Sale of Fish Engineering to Mannesman, A.G. (Germany); EFCG initiated and advised Fish $50
Sale of Minicorp to Jacobs Engineering Group; EFCG initiated and advised Minicorp $50
Sale of Fay Spofford & Thorndike to Stantec; EFCG initiated and advised FST $50
Sale of ERI to Cardno (Australia); EFCG initiated and advised ERI $40
Sale of Fuller, Mossbarger, Scott & May (FMSM) to Stantec (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised FMSM $40
Sale of Simat, Helliesen & Eichner, SH&E (49% owned by Lufthansa, Germany) to ICF International; EFCG initiated and advised SH&E $40
Sale of Chong Partners Architecture to Stantec (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised Chong $40
Acquisition of SITE-Blauvelt Engineers by TRC; EFCG advised TRC on valuation and due diligence $40
Sale of Maxim Technologies to Tetra Tech; EFCG initiated and advised Maxim $40
Sale of a control interest in Capri Engineering to Stone Point Capital; EFCG initiated and advised Capri $40
Sale of Killam to Thermo Processing, Inc.; EFCG advised Killam management $40
Sale of Thermo Killam to Hatch Mott MacDonald (U.K./Canadian JV); EFCG co-advised Thermo Killam $40
Sale of BCM Engineers (Div. of Smith Technology) to ATC Group; EFCG initiated and advised Smith $40
Acquisition of Geologic Service Corp. (GSC) by Kleinfelder; EFCG advised Kleinfelder on valuation and transaction structure $40
Sale of Apia XXI (Spain) to Louis Berger Group; EFCG initiated and advised Apia XXI $35
Sale of Rescan Environmental (Canada) to ERM (UK); EFCG advised Rescan Environmental $35
Acquisition of QORE by S&ME; EFCG advised S&ME on valuation issues $30
Sale of Chas H. Sells to WSP Group (U.K.); EFCG initiated and advised Sells $30
Sale of Seacor Environmental (Canada) to SLR (U.K.); EFCG advised Seacor $30
Sale of Warzyn to Montgomery Watson ; EFCG advised Warzyn $30
Sale of Walk, Haydel & Assoc. to Dames & Moore; EFCG initiated and advised Walk, Haydel $30
Sale of R.E. Wright to SAIC; EFCG initiated and advised REW $30
Sale of AK Environmental to NV5; EFCG initiated and advised AK Env. $25
Acquisition BWR by HW Lochner; EFCG advised both firms $25
Sale of Dade Moeller to NV5; EFCG advised Dade Moeller on Valuation issues $25
Sale of Rizzo Associates to Tetra Tech; EFCG initiated and advised Rizzo $25
Acquisition of Aztec Engineering by TYPSA (Spain); EFCG initiated and advised TYPSA $25
Sale of Littlejohn to S&ME; EFCG advised Littlejohn on valuation issues $20
Sale of Haynes Whaley to Cardno (Australia); EFCG initiated and advised Haynes Whaley $20
Sale of Chemrisk to Cardno (Australia); EFCG initiated the transaction $20
Sale of PHR+A to Pennoni; EFCG initiated and advised PHR+A $20
Sale of McLaren/Hart to J. A. Jones (owned by German parent); EFCG initiated and advised McLaren/Hart $20
Acquisition of Whitman & Howard by Tyco Int’l; EFCG advised Tyco $20
Groundwater Technology Inc. (GTI) sold its 50% interest in EQM to management; EFCG advised both firms $20
Sale of EM-Assist to Cardno (Australia); EFCG initiated and advised EM-Assist $20
Sale of CEI to HDR; EFCG advised CEI $15
Acquisition of Oasis Environmental by ERM; EFCG initiated and advised ERM $15
Sale of JD Consulting to RPS (U.K.); EFCG initiated and advised JD Consulting $15
Acquisition of EM-Assist by Venatus Capital Partners; EFCG advised Venatus Capital on due diligence $15
Sale of BBS Engineers to CH2M Hill; EFCG initiated and advised BBS $15
Sale of Galson to ENSR/RWE (Germany); EFCG initiated and advised Galson $15
Sale of J. Muller Int’l (U.S. sub. of Egis, France) to EARTH TECH (Tyco Int’l);EFCG initiated and advised Egis $15
Acquisition of Hall & Foreman by David Evans & Associates; EFCG advised DEA $10
Sale of M-E Companies to IBI (Canada); EFCG initiated and advised M-E Companies $10
Sale of HR Gray to Haskell; EFCG initiated and advised HR Gray $10
Sale of Allied Engineering & Testing to Volkert; EFCG provided valuation structure advice to Volkert $10
Sale of Damon S. Williams Associates to Jacobs; EFCG advised Damon S. Williams Associates $10
Acquisition of Barenco (Canada) by Trow (Canada); EFCG advised Trow $10
Sale of Boelter Associates to ENVIRON; EFCG initiated and advised Boelter $10
Sale of Lowney Associates to TRC Companies; EFCG initiated and advised Lowney $10
Acquisition of PCR by ESA; EFCG advised ESA on valuation $10
Sale of Alton Geoscience to TRC; EFCG initiated and advised Alton Geoscience $10
Sale of McBride, Ratcliffe Assoc. to Raytheon; EFCG advised MRA $10
Acquisition of a control interest in MFRA by Bayview Capital in an LBO; EFCG advised Bayview on due diligence $10
Sale of MEC Analytical to Weston Solutions; EFCG initiated and advised MEC $10
Sale of Bettignole, Andrews and Clark (“BAC”) (Div. of Thermo Killam) to Hatch Mott MacDonald (U.K./Canadian JV); EFCG initiated and advised Thermo Killam $10
Acquisition of Realtime Utility Engineers by Infrasource; EFCG advised Infrasource on valuation $10
Sale of Beak Int’l (Canada) to Stantec (Canada); EFCG advised Beak Int’l on valuation $10
Sale of Vanderweil Florida to Management Team; EFCG advised Vanderweil on valuation $10
Acquisition of Triad by David Evans; EFCG advised David Evans on valuation $5
Sale of Omni Environmental to Kleinfelder; EFCG initiated and advised Omni Environmental $5
Sale of Quantum to BSI (UK); EFCG initiated and advised Quantum $5
Acquisition of Payne Firm by TRC; EFCG initiated and advised TRC. $5
Acquisition of Greene Engineers by PM Group (Ireland); EFCG initiated and advised PM Group $5
Acquisition of McGuire Environmental Consultants by Malcolm Pirnie; EFCG advised Malcolm Pirnie on valuation $5
Sale of Talisman Partners to EARTH TECH (Tyco Int’l); EFCG initiated and advised Talisman $5
Sale of A & H Engineers to TRC; EFCG initiated and advised A&H Engineers
$5
Sale of TriTechnics to RETEC (Thermo Terra Tech); EFCG initiated and advised TriTechnics $5
Sale of InteGreyted International to Delta Environmental; EFCG initiated and advised InteGreyted $5
Sale of Rogers & Assoc. to Dames & Moore; EFCG initiated and advised Rogers $5
Acquisition of Sharp and Associates by LATA; EFCG advised LATA on valuation and deal structure $5
Acquisition of Western Air Maps by Wilson & Co.; EFCG advised Wilson & Co.     $5
Sale of Jeffrey A Parker & Associates to Ernst & Young; EFCG initiated and advised Jeffrey A Parker & Associates $5
Acquisition of Cornelius Pierce by Power Engineers; EFCG advised Power Engineers on valuation $4
Acquisition of VELOCITIE Integration by Power Engineers; EFCG advised Power Engineers on valuation $4
Sale of ASC Geosciences to KCI Technologies; EFCG initiated and advised ASC $3
Sale of Hall Southwest to Groundwater Technology; EFCG initiated and advised Hall $3
Acquisition of Dabney Engineering by Shooshanian Engineering; EFCG advised Shooshanian on valuation $3
Roux Associates divestiture of Domani Sustainability Consulting to Deloitte;EFCG initiated and advised Roux Associates/Domani Sustainability Consulting $2
Sale of Aquarion Engineering Services (owned by U.K. parent, Kelda) to Edwards Kelcey; EFCG initiated and advised Aquarion $2
Acquisition of Hartman Associates by Foster Wheeler Envir.; EFCG advised Foster Wheeler on valuation $2
Acquisition of Parsons Corporation’s “cultural resources business” by Versar; EFCG advised Versar on valuation $2.
Acquisition of EORM’s East Region’s Assets by TRC; EFCG initiated discussions on behalf of TRC $1
Sale of PT&L Consulting to GZA GeoEnvironmental; EFCG initiated and advised PT&L $1

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