Generational Equity Advises DCBA Landscape Architecture in Sale to LJA Engineering

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, David C. Baldwin, Inc., (dba DCBA Landscape Architecture) to LJA Engineering, Inc. The acquisition closed September 25, 2019.

DCBA Landscape Architecture, located in Plano, Texas, is an award-winning landscape architectural firm that serves the public and private sectors. Customers include institutions, municipalities, developers and private clients with portfolios in community spaces, parks, master-planned communities, streetscapes and various other project types.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and with 30 office locations throughout Texas and Florida, LJA Engineering is a civil engineering firm that has expanded into land development, energy services, public infrastructure, transportation, rail services, environmental and surveying, as well as planning and landscape architecture. 

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Central Region, Michael Goss, and his team, led by Senior Vice President Luan Ly, successfully closed the deal. Executive Managing Director Bill Kushnir established the initial relationship with DCBA Landscape Architecture.

According to Mr. Ly, “We could not be happier to see that David Baldwin found a great home for himself, his employees, and customers since there are tremendous opportunities for growth in all areas for both firms. LJA moved the transaction process along brilliantly and was able to diligently prepare in advance to ensure a smooth transition after closing.”

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

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