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M&A Partnership Opportunities

Interested in being
an M&A Partner?

For more information about partnering with UES, Contact Us

Gary H. Elzweig, P.E., F. ASCE
Vice Chairman
and Chief Strategy Officer

Companies around the country are joining forces with UES to provide expanded services to their clients, and additional career opportunities for their employees. Find out why you should join Team UES!

A Rich Legacy of Success

UES has been a trusted name in professional engineering and materials testing services for nearly six decades. Our legacy is a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering excellence, and this dedication extends to our M&A partnerships. When you choose UES as your partner, you are aligning with a company that has a proven track record of success and a history of thriving in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Shared Vision for the Future

One of the fundamental pillars of a successful partnership is a shared vision for the future. UES is dedicated to ensuring the safety, integrity, and sustainability of our communities’ land and structures, from development to redevelopment. If your vision aligns with these values then together we can work towards a brighter, more sustainable future.

Vast Expertise and Resources

UES boasts a workforce of nearly 4,000 skilled and experienced professionals, each contributing their expertise to create a synergy that propels our projects to success. When you partner with UES, you gain access to this vast pool of knowledge and talent. Whether it’s materials testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental solutions, or a myriad of other services, our team has you covered.

National Reach and Network

With 85+ branches across the United States and 26 interconnected companies, UES has established a robust national network. This extensive reach ensures that we are always close to where you need us. Whether you’re looking to expand geographically or tap into new markets, partnering with UES opens doors to diverse opportunities.

Commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability is not just a buzzword at UES; it’s embedded in our operations. We are committed to making a positive impact on our planet. If sustainability is a priority for your business, collaborating with UES will help you achieve your goals while contributing to a greener future.

A Strong Track Record in M&A

UES has been recognized as one of the most active strategic buyers in the industry by the Zweig Group. Our approach to mergers and acquisitions is rooted in a mission to recruit, acquire, and integrate businesses that align with our growth strategies and values. We’ve successfully completed numerous acquisitions, and our strategy is designed to maximize benefits for both our internal teams and customers.

Support from BDT Capital Partners

As our long-term strategic partner, BDT & MSD Partners brings a wealth of expertise in strategy and capital markets, as well as an expansive network. Their differentiated strengths and alignment with our values enhance our ability to provide support and resources to our M&A partners.

A Culture of Learning and Growth

At UES, we foster a culture of continuous learning and mutual growth. We believe in providing our team members with opportunities to thrive and evolve within the company. When you become a part of UES, you gain access to a platform for personal and professional development.

Structured for Success

Our deals are structured with a combination of cash and equity, demonstrating our commitment and “skin in the game” approach. We follow through on our commitments, earning a reputation as a reliable buyer in the industry.

A Strong Foundation for the Future

By partnering with UES, you are not only joining forces with a successful and forward-thinking company but also contributing to the creation of a brighter future. Our vision extends beyond financial milestones; we aim to be the most highly regarded AEC firm in the industry.

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