URS Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Construction Company

URS has acquired 10 companies of its own. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

URS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Washington Group International for $2.6B. URS has acquired in 7 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (40%) and construction (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 5

URS Corp.

600 Montgomery Street, 26th Floor,
San Francisco, California 94111
United States,
(415)774-2700
www.urscorp.com

URS provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $4.4B $4.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Flint Energy Services Ltd. 2012-05-14 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.flintenergy.com
Apptis, Inc. 2011-04-27 260M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chantilly, Virginia · www.apptis.com
BP Barber & Associates, Inc. 2011-04-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbia, South Carolina
Scott Wilson Group Plc 2010-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.swmoz.com
ForeRunner Corp. 2009-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Lakewood, Colorado
Washington Group International, Inc. 2007-05-31 2.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Boise, Idaho · www.wgint.com
EG&G Technical Services, Inc. 2002-07-18 335M USD Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada
Dames & Moore Group 1999-06-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.dames.com
Thorburn Colquhoun Holdings Plc 1999-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Greiner Engineering, Inc. 1996-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Irving, Texas
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Apptis, Inc.    - SETA Corp 2005-01-04 1
Chantilly, Virginia · www.apptis.com McLean, Virginia

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 4 (40%) 335M (8%) - -
Construction 3 (30%) 2.6B (58%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (10%) 1.3B (28%) - -
Engineering 1 (10%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) 260M (6%) - -
Total 10 $4.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 3.2B - -
  Virginia 1 260M - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 335M - -
  Idaho 1 2.6B - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Canada 1 1.3B - -
  Alberta 1 1.3B - -
Domestic 7 (70%) 3.2B (72%) - -
Cross-border 3 (30%) 1.3B (28%) - -
Total 10 $4.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1
Cooley LLP
1
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.9B
$100M to $1B 2 $595M
TOTAL $4.4B
Largest Washington Group International, Inc.
$2.6B (2007-05-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%

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