Architecture, Engineering, Construction ("AEC")

Building “critical mass”, industry consolidations. Succession planning of the leadership team.

Meritage Partners’s intimate understanding of the Architecture, Engineering, Construction (“AEC”) industry, and its ever-changing landscape is crucial to navigating our clients through the merger and acquisition process.

In recent years, the engineering, consulting, and architecture sectors have experienced substantial merger and acquisition activity. Larger groups have been tirelessly consolidating and strengthening their positions and competitiveness through the acquisition of smaller companies. This trend is likely to continue in a highly fragmented market sector where capabilities such as service offering, size, and geographical presence are key success factors. Meritage Partners represents small and mid-sized professional service firms seeking a strategic merger. We help our clients maneuver through this diversified market sector, not only for reaching management’s exit objectives but also to maximize the value of the company and ensure its continuity and growth. We grasp the uniqueness of each firm’s culture and its need to find the right fit in an acquiring firm. We also recognize the significance of the leadership team’s succession plan, which is critical for continued long term success of transitioning firms.

Meritage Partners is a skilled resource for companies seeking to achieve a successful changeover. Our expert advisors and proprietary network of investors are the foundation of our success.


  • Architecture
  • Building Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing)
  • Construction
  • Energy Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Geomatics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Planning Services
  • Program & Project Management
  • Transportation Infrastructure Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering

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