Parametrix provides engineering, planning, environmental services, land surveying, and construction services. Zachary Scott partner Frank Buhler has served on Parametrix’s board of directors since its sale to an ESOP.  In pursuing various growth strategies, Frank, among others, had been on the lookout for acquisition targets that could broaden the company’s service line or service territories.

ZS Role

Having identified the Architectural and Engineering firm, Merrit & Pardini as potential acquisition target, and after management and the board determined that it satisfied the acquisition criteria, Zachary Scott advised on valuation, transaction structure, and raised capital to fund the transaction.


Merritt & Pardini was acquired and assimilated into Parametrix, allowing he company to broaden its service offerings.