CH2M approaches Britain's WS Atkins for $4 billion merger: Times

| January 29, 2017

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A British engineering and design consultancy, has been approached by U.S. company CH2M for a possible $4 billion merger, the Times reported. CH2M made the approach for Atkins at a senior level, although it is unclear how far talks developed, the newspaper reported.

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