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
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 www.aecom.com.
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.
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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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