SNC-Lavalin's big move

SNC-Lavalin has agreed to the biggest deal in its history, acquiring British multinational engineering and design consultancy WS Atkins for $C3.6 billion ($A3.53 billion) to give it a new pool of clients in its backyard and enhance its status as a global player.

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The company estimates a purchase price multiple of 9.8x on trailing 12-month adjusted EBITDA once expected synergies kick in, of which it expects there to be about $120 million in cost synergi...