Jacobs Moves CH2M Water into M&A Crosshairs
On 19 June 2017, advanced M&A discussions between Jacobs Engineering Group and CH2M were reported on Wall Street. The joining of these two companies would impact the services landscape in municipal and industrial water & wastewater as well as the engineering & services sector as a whole.
The deal would build on a string of water M&A transactions within the engineering sector that has demonstrated consolidation among some of the largest players, including Stantec, WS Atkins, and AMEC Foster Wheeler over the past 12 months.
In this Research Note, Bluefield water experts speculate on what a potential deal would mean for these two companies and the water services sector.