ONCAP-backed Englobe acquires McIntosh Lalani

Englobe Corp earlier this month acquired McIntosh Lalani Engineering Ltd, a Calgary-based consulting engineering business specializing in geotechnical engineering and materials testing services.

No financial terms were disclosed.

Englobe, a Québec City-based soil, materials and environmental engineering company, said the acquisition will help consolidate its presence in Western Canada.

McIntosh Lalani, established in 1997, will continue to operate under its existing name.

Englobe is backed by ONCAP, the mid-market investment arm of Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. ONCAP invested in 2006 and later partnered in Englobe’s acquisitions and go-private deal in 2011.

PRESS RELEASE

A leading Canadian company reinforces its presence in western Canada by acquiring a Calgary owned and operated engineering firm – Englobe and McIntosh Lalani are joining forces

CALGARY, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Englobe Corp. (Englobe), a Canadian Leader in Soils, Materials and Environmental Engineering with a well-established network of offices across Canada, and McIntosh Lalani Engineering Ltd. (McIntosh Lalani), a Calgary-based consulting engineering firm founded over 20 years ago, announce that they are joining forces. By teaming up, Englobe and McIntosh Lalani increase their footprint in Western Canada with 5 offices and nearly 140 staff, including a local presence in Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon.

Both companies will offer their complementary services to each other’s clients in Western Canada, which include municipalities, provincial and federal governments, and private companies.

“McIntosh Lalani have demonstrated exemplary client service and project execution over the years. Both teams will leverage each other strengths and therefore, will provide exciting new opportunities to both our employees and clients. Our enhanced service offering in the region will benefit clients across Canada.” says Tewfik Atia, Vice President Operations – Western Canada and Ontario, Englobe.

Stephen Montminy, Co-President, Englobe, says: “We are very happy to welcome McIntosh Lalani to the Englobe family. Their well-established reputation in Calgary will contribute to consolidating our presence in the region, and I look forward to seeing the beneficial impacts as we grow together. This is an exciting time for Englobe as we are continuing our pan-Canadian growth path and creating many new jobs and business opportunities.”

McIntosh Lalani and Englobe will continue to operate under their respective names.

About Englobe Corp. and McIntosh Lalani, a division of Englobe Corp.

Englobe is an international leader offering a full range of services and solutions in soils, material and environmental engineering ranging from project design and environmental impact surveys, to technical know-how and consulting to, ultimately, regenerating the earth. The firm provides integrated, sustainable and innovative solutions designed to exceed the expectations of its clients, in both private and public sectors, who are looking for reliable technical expertise, know-how and capabilities customized to each of their projects. Englobe is proud to leverage more than 50 years of achievements in Canada, France and UK to go beyond expertise by empowering its dedicated people to share their work and passion for the benefit of our partners, communities and the environment. englobecorp.com

Based in Calgary, McIntosh Lalani Engineering Ltd. is a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering and materials testing services, including testing for concrete, asphalt and soils. The firm provides services primarily to the residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors in Alberta. McIntosh Lalani was established in 1997 and is fully owned by three principle engineers who also lead the day-to-day operations. mcintoshlalani.com

For further information: TEWFIK ATIA, Vice President Operations, Western Canada and Ontario, Englobe, T 416.213.1060, ext.170232, tewfik.atia@englobecorp.com; MANON LEBLOND, Senior Executive Coordinator, Englobe, T 514.281.5151, ext. 113090, manon.leblond@englobecorp.com