TTL acquires DBS & Associates Engineering (DBS), Tennesee-based engineering consulting firm focused on transportation, municipal, and industrial markets

January 6, 2020

AEC Advisors advised TTL on their acquisition of DBS & Associates Engineering (DBS), a Tennessee-based engineering consulting firm specializing in the Transportation, Municipal, and Industrial markets. The acquisition adds two offices to TTL, in Nashville and Clarksville, TN. 

TTL is a 400-person engineering consulting firm with 12 offices located in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas. The addition of DBS is TTL's third acquisition in the last four years, and follows TTL's business plan of organic growth and strategic acquisitions to improve and expand the services provided to its clients in the transportation, industrial, energy, municipal, and private infrastructure markets. 

“Both firms share a rich history of building long term relationships with our clients. I am really excited that DBS will become part of the TTL team," said Dean McClure, President & CEO of TTL

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