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T.Y. Lin International Group acquires The Municipal Infrastructure Group (TMIG), Toronto-based civil engineering firm

December 4, 2019


AEC Advisors initiated the transaction and advised The Municipal Infrastructure Group (TMIG), a roughly 100-person civil engineering firm based in the Greater Toronto Area with a prominent reputation in the water, community building, and transportation infrastructure markets, in their sale to T.Y. Lin International Group (TYLI Group). TYLI is a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm. The acquisition of TMIG allows diversification beyond TYLI Group's core transportation business, using TMIG's expertise to expand into Canadian water markets. 

"By combining the local knowledge and expertise of The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd. with T.Y. Lin International's global presence and experience in the design of transportation infrastructure, including bridges, highways, and rail and transit systems, we are able to provide greatly enhanced support and value for our clients across Canada and the United States," said Matt Cummings, President & CEO of TYLI Group

TMIG has contributed to many innovative projects in and around the Greater Toronto Area. A number of these projects have been recognized by the Ontario Public Works Association, American Public Works Association, Consulting Engineers Ontario, Association of Consulting Engineering Companies Canada, and Canadian Society of Landscape Architects.

A signature project for TMIG was the East Bayfront redevelopment on the Toronto waterfront, for which TMIG provided full engineering services, including design and contract administration, for the roads, water mains, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and stormwater management measures, with enhanced focus on a prioritized public realm.

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About AEC Advisors

AEC Advisors LLC is a leading investment banking and corporate finance advisory firm for executives and boards of Architecture, Engineering & Consulting ("AEC") firms. The four principals have completed over 135 M&A transactions in the AEC industry and have advised over 500 AEC firms on corporate finance issues, including M&A, capitalization & modeling, stock valuation, KPI benchmarking, and internal ownership transitions. Our goal is to help key decision‐makers of AEC firms confidently address financial issues and opportunities, so that they can focus on their clients, projects, and people.  

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