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|AECOM to Acquire Boyle Engineering, Enhance Leadership in Water, Environmental Infrastructure|
600-employee engineering firm will expand AECOM water, wastewater,
storm water and transportation expertise; strengthen global portfolio
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2008--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Boyle Engineering, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based engineering firm that specializes in the water sector, including drinking water, wastewater treatment and water-resource management.
Boyle will further strengthen AECOM's growing environmental practice, particularly in the important water and wastewater markets. Boyle has an especially strong presence in the southeast and western United States, and employs more than 600 people.
"We are excited about welcoming Boyle to the AECOM family," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "For more than 65 years, Boyle has been a leader in the delivery of water and wastewater services. They will enhance our leadership in the water and environmental infrastructure markets."
Phil Petrocelli, Boyle president and chief executive officer, echoed Dionisio's comments. "Joining AECOM will provide an excellent opportunity to expand our client offerings - by practice area and geographically," he said. "The scale and scope of a global leader like AECOM will also benefit our employees through increased professional development opportunities." Petrocelli will take on a broader leadership role within AECOM's combined water business. He will also join the AECOM Leadership Council.
The investment banking firm of Farlie Turner advised Boyle on the transaction. This acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Boyle shareholders and necessary regulatory approvals.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 33,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more than 60 countries and had revenue of $4.2 billion during fiscal year 2007. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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NR 08-0203 CONTACT: AECOM Technology Corporation Paul Gennaro, 212-973-3167 SVP & Chief Communications Officer email@example.com SOURCE: AECOM Technology Corporation