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|AECOM Acquires KMK Consulting Ltd.|
Water, wastewater, municipal engineering firm bolsters AECOM's Canadian presence
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2007--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 acquired KMK Consultants (KMK), an Ontario, Canada-based engineering firm specializing in water, wastewater and municipal engineering.
By adding KMK, AECOM has bolstered its presence in the growing Canadian infrastructure market. AECOM will now have more than 1,300 professionals in offices across Central and Western Canada.
"We view the addition of an outstanding firm like KMK to the AECOM family as an important step forward in the advancement of our strategy in the Canadian infrastructure market," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "In addition to expanding our Canadian business, this acquisition strengthens our global expertise in the area of water and wastewater."
According to Dionisio, this announcement reflects positive news for clients of both AECOM and KMK. He cited a greater breadth of project management and technical expertise as key benefits for clients.
Bob Fleeton, KMK president and chief executive officer, echoed this sentiment. "By joining AECOM, we are able to draw on global expertise in a wide range of engineering services, including AECOM's renowned water and wastewater practice," said Fleeton. "We will be able to greatly enhance the resources and expertise available to our clients, while maintaining the high-quality service that is the keystone of our proud reputation."
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 31,000 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 more than $4 billion for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2007. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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