AECOM acquires BKS and KPK
Firm expands operations into South Africa and Asia.
AECOM Technology Corp. announced that South Africa-based BKS and Asia-based KPK have joined the company’s portfolio.
With approximately 900 employees, BKS is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering and management firm with headquarters in South Africa and operations across Africa. Established in 1965, the company provides engineering and consulting services for public- and private-sector clients in the areas of buildings, stadia, transportation, water and sanitation, mining and energy.
As a result of the transaction, AECOM will own 80% of BKS, while the existing investor in BKS will hold a 20% interest.
KPK, which services clients in both the public and private sectors, was established in 1973 and has more than 600 people in China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
KPK provides consultancy services for a wide range of facilities, including commercial, residential, industrial and health care. Upon completion of the transaction, KPK will go to market in most areas as “Davis Langdon KPK, an AECOM company.” +