Cases & Deals

Sinclair Knight Merz completes AU$1.3 billion (US$1.2 billion) merger with Jacobs Engineering Group

Client(s) Sinclair Knight Merz Management Pty Ltd and Sinclair Knight Merz Holdings Ltd

Jones Day advised Sinclair Knight Merz ("SKM") in the AU$1.3 billion (US$1.2 billion) all cash merger with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. ("Jacobs") via two separate but inter-conditional Schemes of Arrangement. SKM is an employee owned company with broad consulting, planning, engineering, architecture, scientific, and construction management capabilities. Jacobs is one of the world's largest providers of professional technical services. The SKM/Jacobs merger is one of the largest ever done in the global engineering sector.