AMEC bolsters environmental devision with the purchase of MACTEC

AMEC has acquired US engineering and environmental services business MACTEC for a cash consideration of $280 million.
Round-up of today's M&A deals


AMEC has acquired US engineering and environmental services business MACTEC for a cash consideration of $280 million.
Round-up of today’s M&A deals

AMEC has acquired US engineering and environmental services business MACTEC for a cash consideration of $280 million.

Engineering and project management business AMEC, says the acquisition is part of its Vision 2015 growth strategy.

Revealed initially in December 2009, the strategy aims to exceed 100p earnings per share, increase focus on growth with further margin improvement, move towards a more efficient capital structure and take a ‘progressive approach’ to dividends.

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Round-up of today’s M&A deals

  • Biopharmaceutical company Shire acquires US company Advanced BioHealing

Sector: Medical

Value: $750 million

Advisers: Barclays Capital, BofA Merrill Lynch

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  • Suedzucker snaps up a 25 per cent stake in ED&F Man

Sector: Commodities

Value: $255 million

Advisers: undisclosed

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  • Thermo Fisher Scientific closes deal and aquires Dionex Corporation

Sector: Manufacturing

Value: $2.1 billion

Advisers: undisclosed

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  • StarTrak Systems buys ORBCOMM

Sector: Communication

Value: $18.3 million

Advisers: undisclosed

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  • Skyworks to aquire chipmaker Innovator SiGe Semiconductor

Sector: Communication

Value: $210 million

Advisers: undisclosed

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