AECOM Company History Timeline

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1990

On April 6, 1990, AECOM became an independent company formed by the merger of five Ashland entities.

While our official founding was in 1990, some of our predecessor firms had distinguished histories dating back more than 110 years.

2007

AECOM went public during May 2007 with an initial public offering on the NYSE, netting $468.3 million.

2008

On January 8, 2008 AECOM acquired The Services Group, Inc., a provider of consulting services to the US Agency for International Development and other multi-lateral donor organizations.

On July 28, 2008, AECOM completed its purchase of Earth Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering firm, from Tyco International for $510 million.

2010

On July 14, 2010, AECOM announced its acquisition of Tishman Construction Corp., a leading provider of construction management services in the United States and the United Arab Emirates, in a $245 million transaction including $202 million in cash and the remainder in AECOM common stock.

2014

On July 13, 2014, AECOM announced its acquisition of URS Corporation, an engineering, construction, and technical services firm for US$56.31 per share in cash and stock.

In July 2014, it acquired Hunt Construction Group, adding to AECOM's construction services business.

During 2014, our combination with URS Corporation was a game changer for the industry, more than doubling our revenue and workforce, furthering our status as the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm by revenue, according to Engineering News-Record magazine.

2017

In July 2017, AECOM acquired Shimmick Construction Company.

Founded
1990
Company Founded
Headquarters
Los Angeles, CA
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Founders
Richard Newman
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