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Ardurra Group Acquires Design South Professionals

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ardurra Group, Inc. has acquired Design South Professionals, Inc. (DSPI), a South Carolina-based engineering consulting firm. DSPI serves local and regional agencies with services focused in the water, wastewater, water resources, stormwater and architectural markets.

Ardurra Group is an Engineering News-Record Top 500 firm that provides consulting and engineering services to public and private entities throughout the United States. With the addition of DSPI, Ardurra further expands its nationwide expertise in the water and wastewater market.

DSPI will continue to operate as Design South Professionals from its office in Anderson, SC.

Ardurra’s CEO, Ernesto Aguilar, explained, “Design South has a strong reputation for delivering quality projects to long-standing clients, which is in line with our core values. This addition to the Ardurra family expands our strong water/wastewater resume geographically.”

Chuck Joye, DSPI’s CEO, adds, “Joining the Ardurra team allows us to provide our expertise and services on a larger scale with expanded service offerings, while maintaining the same level of quality and commitment.”

Joe Greenburg, DSPI’s COO, added, “Joining the Ardurra team provides a deeper resume that we can bring to our clients, thus allowing us to deliver larger, more complex assignments.”

Stradling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth, P.C. acted as legal counsel and BDO USA, LLP acted as financial and tax advisor on behalf of RTC Partners and its affiliates.

Ardurra Group, Inc. operates as a portfolio company of RTC Partners, LLC. RTC Partners, LLC is a New York-based private equity firm that partners with managers of middle market companies to unlock growth opportunities. Further information is available at

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