Balfour Beatty acquires design services group

Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has announced that it has acquired the Halsall Group, a Canadian design and engineering services firm based in Toronto, for a cash consideration of C$53m (£33m).

Halsall, which was employee owned, provides design and engineering services to the building market, with particular strengths in sustainable design and restoration. Halsall also provides structural engineering services to clients in the transportation market.