BaseRock Partners Advises CPL on its Acquisition of Makovich & Pusti Architects

Denver, CO (October 30, 2023) – BaseRock Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Makovich & Pusti Architects (“MPA”) by CPL, a Rochester, NY based multi-disciplined architecture, engineering, and planning firm serving public and private-sector clients nationwide (“CPL”).  BaseRock served as the exclusive financial advisor to CPL for this transaction.

The transaction combines MPA’s portfolio and knowledge base in healthcare, higher education, and the public sector with CPL’s innovative design approach and client-service expertise. The addition of MPA will also extend CPL’s geographic reach with its first office in Ohio, partnering with CPL’s Buffalo, NY and Pittsburgh, PA locations to create shared resources and capabilities.

“The shared commitment to a client-focused practice and blending of cultures and talents will allow us to provide national expertise to meet the complex and diverse needs of their clients,” said Todd Liebert, AIA, NCARB, CEO, CPL. “Culture is key and MPA brings the same energy and values to their business and clients as CPL. We’re committed to scaling our capabilities and preserving the creativity and agility that MPA provides.

“The professionals at BaseRock Partners worked closely with us to understand our transaction objectives and utilized that information to plan and implement a highly successful transaction process,” Mr. Liebert added. “BaseRock earned our trust early on and their industry knowledge and relationships proved invaluable in helping us execute a transaction with a partner that will allow us to further serve the needs of our clients.”

About BaseRock Partners

BaseRock Partners is a full-service investment bank built to serve the engineering & construction industry. BaseRock advises clients using a team-oriented approach that combines decades of industry expertise, deep industry relationships, and unique transaction capabilities specifically designed to meet the needs of architecture, engineering, and construction companies.

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