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LOS ANGELES, Nov 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 completed its acquisition of Davis Langdon, a global cost and project management consultancy firm, in South Africa.
AECOM previously acquired Davis Langdon's operations in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
Davis Langdon provides cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to clients around the world. Davis Langdon's 2,800 employees serve public- and private-sector clients in a variety of markets.
The Davis Langdon transactions are valued in the aggregate at approximately US$324 million.
Davis Langdon has worked on many high-profile projects around the world, including the Tate Modern and the Eden Project in the United Kingdom; Estadio do Dragao in Portugal; New Doha International Airport; Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt; The Clem Jones Tunnel (CLEM7) in Brisbane, Australia; the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco, U.S.A.; the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link in Johannesburg, and the Green Point Stadium - newly built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup - in Cape Town, South Africa.
Under the terms of the agreements, Davis Langdon will receive approximately 82 percent of the consideration in cash and 18 percent in AECOM common stock.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 51,000 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 $6.3 billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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