Louis Berger has bought the water and waste resource division of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Louis Berger’s water practice.
Thomas Lewis, group president at Louis Berger, said Tuesday the company also intends to further grow its market presence through the sale.
âThis acquisition will deepen our water practice as well as our geographic presence and further strengthen Louis Bergerâs global technical expertise in the water market sector, â Lewis added.
Leidos’ water and waste resource business is led by Neil Callahan and provides engineering, construction and program management, planning and financial advisory services throughout the U.S.
âThis acquisition gives our team the opportunity to increase services for our clients and provides an expanded platform for growth in our markets as part of Louis Bergerâs global brand, â Callahan said.
Louis Berger says it has a presence in more than 50 countries and employs almost 6, 000 engineers, scientists, managers, planners and economists.