Berger Group of Companies Acquires Ranger International Services Group, Inc.
February 1, 2012
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GREENVILLE, S.C. – February 1, 2012 – The Berger Group of Companies, a billion dollar engineering firm headquartered in Morristown, NJ, has acquired Ranger International Services Group of Greenville, SC. Ranger—a 1,000-employee firm providing a variety of aviation, logistics and engineering services both domestically and internationally—will henceforth be known as Louis Berger Services, Inc.
The acquisition is expected to be mutually beneficial. "We seek to increase our capabilities in government operations contracting, overhaul and maintenance, airfield operations and specialized technical services," Nicholas Masucci, CEO of the Berger Group, said. "The strengths and global reach of our large company will greatly complement the capabilities of Ranger International, enabling them to provide enhanced services to clients around the world."
Steve Townes, CEO of Ranger, said: "This merger gives our company the resources necessary to perform even better for our clients and employees. We can expand with the global footprint of Berger as well as bring new dimensions to Berger's current offerings. This acquisition will also allow both companies to enter new territories and take on more programs and contracts."
Ranger was advised in this strategic acquisition event by the Wyche law firm, and by the investment bank of Houlihan Lokey.
About The Berger Group of Companies
The Berger Group of Companies, a top 20 Engineering News-Record firm headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with offices in Washington, D.C., and a number of other cities within the United States and worldwide, is a multidisciplinary architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm. With over 5,000 architects, planners, engineers, economists and environmental scientists, the Berger Group has worked on hundreds of thousands of miles of highway, thousands of miles of railroad and bridges as well as numerous airfields, seaports, buildings, dams, water supply systems and other infrastructure across the United States and in more than 140 countries. By utilizing our vast global capabilities and local responsiveness, the Berger Group is dedicated to providing solutions for a better world.
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