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AECOM Acquires Savant
Project, construction-management firm expands AECOM's global footprint in Russia, Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 1, 2009-- 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 Savant.

Savant, which has approximately 600 employees, provides project, cost and construction-management consultancy services to both private and public clients in 13 countries throughout Europe. The acquisition of Savant expands AECOM’s global presence, particularly in Russia, Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

“We are delighted to welcome Savant to AECOM,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. “Savant’s presence throughout Europe – as well as the strong reputation that it has built over many years – enables AECOM to continue to expand our global footprint and penetrate new markets.

“In addition, Savant’s exceptional project management capabilities provide added strength to AECOM, further bolstering our ability to win mega projects anywhere in the world,” said Dionisio.

Savant’s Chief Executive Officer David Whitehouse echoed Dionisio’s comments. “We are delighted about joining AECOM, which gives us the opportunity to offer broad-based career development and expand our services – by practice area and geographically,” said Whitehouse.


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 43,000 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. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $5.6 billion during the 12-month period ended December 31, 2008. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About Savant

Savant is a project and cost management company providing services in the construction industry in the U.K., Europe, Russia and the CIS. Savant is an award winning firm with a strong reputation for delivering complex and challenging projects across a wide range of property and industry sectors. Savant has offices in 13 countries throughout Europe, was listed in the 2008 Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list of the U.K.'s fastest growing companies and won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2009.

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements” for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any statements of the plans, strategies and objectives for future operations, including but not limited to any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2008, and our other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation

AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Gennaro
SVP & Chief Communications Officer