Australia: Jacobs Engineering Group has recently announced that it has completed its merger transaction with Sinclair Knight Merz, a 6,900-person professional services firm headquartered in Australia. Jacobs purchased SKM for approximately US $1.2 billion. “The combination of Jacobs and SKM further diversifies our geographic offerings and the end-markets we serve. We look forward to integrating the two companies and see many excellent opportunities ahead to support our clients, develop our people, and grow our business,” said Craig Martin, CEO and President, Jacobs.
“We are very enthusiastic about our future with Jacobs. Being one integrated company increases opportunities for our employees to build their careers in a range of disciplines around the world. We have significantly expanded our geographies and capabilities. The benefits we can deliver now that our companies are joined allow us to serve our clients better and in more places,” said Santo Rizzuto, Managing director, SKM
Source: Jacobs engineering