Engineering growth: Third-quarter 2014 engineering & construction industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

October 2014
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Engineering growth: Third-quarter 2014 engineering & construction industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

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An incredibly strong third quarter saw a record setting number of M&A transactions, representing the most deals in a quarter since 2007.

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Engineering growth is a quarterly analysis of global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the engineering and construction (E&C) industry. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.

Following is a sampling of highlights from our third-quarter 2014 analysis:

  • The E&C industry had a record setting number of M&A transactions (valued at $50 million or more), with 66 deals this quarter.
  • This activity represents the most deals seen in a single quarter since at least 2007.
  • Deal value continued its recent upward trend totaling $27.8 billion, a 100 percent increase over the third quarter of 2013.

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