Stantec - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Stantec M&A Summary

Stantec has acquired 60 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Stantec’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired MWH Global for $793M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Innovyze to EQT for $270M. Stantec has acquired in 21 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include engineering (74%) and business services (15%).

Stantec Business Overview

Where is Stantec headquartered?

Stantec is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta.

What is Stantec’s revenue?

Stantec disclosed revenue of 5,677M CAD for 2022 and 4,577M CAD for 2021.

How many employees does Stantec have?

Stantec has 22,000 employees.

What sector is Stantec in?

Stantec is a business services company.

When was Stantec founded?

Stantec was founded in 1954.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity62
    • M&A Buy Activity60
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Stantec

Stantec, Inc.

10220-103 Avenue NW Suite 400,
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L6
Canada,
(780) 917-7000
www.stantec.com

Stantec is a multi-disciplinary professional engineering consulting services. Stantec was founded in 1954 and is based in Edmonton, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 52 1 3 1 2 1 60
vol $812M $500M $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $270M $270M
  62

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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Engineering 44 (73%) 1.3B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Business Services 9 (15%) - - -
Environmental 4 (7%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (3%) - - -
Construction 1 (2%) - - -
Software - - 1 (50%) 270M (100%)
Total 60 $1.3B 2 $270M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 37 812M 2 270M
  California 5 - 1 -
  Washington 4 - - -
  Texas 3 19M - -
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  Colorado 2 793M 1 270M
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Maine 2 - - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  Alaska 1 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Canada 15 - - -
  Ontario 4 - - -
  Alberta 4 - - -
  Newfoundland 2 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Northwest Territory 1 - - -
  New Brunswick 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Australia 2 500M - -
Netherlands 2 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (25%) - - -
Cross-border 45 (75%) 1.3B (100%) 2 (100%) 270M (100%)
Total 60 $1.3B 2 $270M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
CIBC Capital Markets
1
National Bank Financial
1
DBO Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
2
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.3B
< $100M 1 $19M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest MWH Global, Inc.
$793M (2016-03-29)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $270M
TOTAL $270M
Largest Innovyze, Inc.
$270M (2017-03-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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