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Environmental Due Diligence Services

Single site or cross-border transactions... We deliver seamless, experienced, consistent service worldwide


Single site or cross-border transactions...

Representative Clients
AES Corporation Air Liquide ALCOA American Electric Power AstraZeneca Ball Corp. BASF Boise Cascade BP Cadbury Schweppes Calpine Cargill Caterpillar Chrysler Corporation Colgate-Palmolive Commercial Metals Co. Con Edison ConocoPhillips Constellation Energy Cookson Group Cooper Industries CSX Transportation Dean Foods Degussa Duke Energy Echlin Edison Mission Energy El Paso Natural Gas Elgin National Industries Energia S.p.A. ExxonMobil Ford Motor Co. Freudenberg & Co. Gaz de France General Motors Georgia-Pacific GlaxoSmithKline Hewlett-Packard Hughes Aircraft IBM Ingersoll Rand ITT Johnson & Johnson Johnson Controls Kimberly-Clark Kinder Morgan Levi Strauss Lone Star Steel Lowe Enterprises Lucent Technologies Marzotto S.p.A. MeadWestvaco Metals USA Monsanto Newell Rubbermaid Norfolk Southern Owens Corning Parker Hannifin Pirelli Precision Castparts Corp. Progress Energy Public Storage RSC Equipment Rental Rhone Poulenc Saint Gobain Schlumberger Shell Oil Company Siemens Southern Company Stanley Works Teleflex Corporation Textron The Boeing Company The Linde Group Total Petrochemicals Toyota Tronox TRW U.S. Steel Union Carbide United Airlines United Technologies Valspar Volvo Whirlpool Corporation The Williams Company Wolseley

AECOMs Market Differentiators

An Environmental Business Advisor
Reputation for providing practical business advice, including placing risks into perspective so clients can make informed business decisions Identifies and seeks solutions to threats to company reputation and brand Distills and reports information in clear and concise findingsallowing clients to focus on the transaction Seeks creative solutions to non-routine issues Provides realistic quantitative analysis of environmental risks and liabilities Creates value for clients: buyers, sellers, or investors

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie Baker Botts Baker Hostetler Bingham McCutchen Bracewell & Giuliani Coudert Brothers Davis Polk & Wardwell Debevoise & Plimpton Dewey & LeBoeuf Dorsey & Whitney Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge Eversheds Foley & Lardner

Sensitivity to Costs
Global network of offices reduces costs Electronic management platforms for data assembly and reporting

Due Diligence Practice

Leading provider of international due diligence merger and acquisition services, with 30 years of experience supporting clients in all types of transactions Well known, strong reputation for quality, integrity and ethical business conduct Involved in 1,000 transactions annually, including multi-billiondollar cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Annemargaret Connolly, Esquire, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Dennis Busch, Director, Environmental and Safety, Dean Foods Company

David E. Murray, Manager of Environmental Affairs, PCC Structurals (Precision Castparts Corp.)

We use [AECOM] not only for Phase I and II assessments, but also for compliance evaluations, and appreciate both their ability to assemble project teams with appropriate experience and skills, and their responsiveness on short fused deals.

[AECOM] delivers consistent results for all of our clients due diligence needs, regardless of the office involved or the site location. Their investment in internal training and quality service is evident.

Experienced in most industrial and commercial sectors Mobilizes multi-office/country project teams under one contract, providing a single point of contact, and consolidated invoicing in a single currency of choice Consistent processes and procedures worldwide

[AECOM] has always provided us with practical value-added environmental advice; they helped us to successfully identify and quantify environmental liabilities associated with property transactions around the world.

We deliver seamless, experienced, consistent service worldwide


Representative Clients
Law Firms (cont.)

Internal Resources to Effectively Address Emerging Issues

Equator Principles and other multilateral standards Sustainability and carbon management Internationally recognized EHS Audit Protocols for 40 countries Process and safety management World leader in air quality consulting/air permitting

Mobilizes Quickly to Provide Superior, Consistent Performance

Continually conducts internal training to enhance skills, ensure consistent procedures and uniform work products Pioneered use of Extranet and Sharepoint sites to facilitate management of complex projects, document review, and management Able to respond to tight transaction deadlines; has evaluated as many as 700 sites within 45 days

About AECOMs Global Environmental Practice

Founded in 1968, now one of the largest and most global environmental consultancies Leverages rich tradition of former AECOM companies 5,000 worldwide environmental staff 60 technical and management disciplines100,000 projects in 100 countries Conducts business in 40+ languages Leverages full strength of AECOMs 45,000 staff in 450 worldwide offices

Fulbright & Jaworski Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Goodwin Procter Hunton & Williams Jenkins & Gilchrist Jones Day Kirkland & Ellis Latham & Watkins Mayer Brown McDermott Will & Emery McGuireWoods Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy Morrison & Foerster Nixon Peabody OMelveny & Myers Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Porzio, Bromberg & Newman Reed Smith Schiff Hardin Sidley Austin Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom Stoel Rives Sullivan & Cromwell Thompson & Knight Troutman Sanders Vinson & Elkins Weil, Gotshal & Manges White & Case Wilmer Hale

Finance, Real Estate, Investment

William E. McKinstry, Director of Engineering and Environmental Services, TIAA-CREF

James Quarry, VP Real Estate & Construction RSC Equipment Rental

Mike Peters, Environmental Manager, Commercial Metals Company

For several years, [AECOM] has helped us successfully acquire and/or divest over 100 facilities throughout North America. [They] work diligently to minimize costs and provides excellent, on-time personalized service.

Commercial Metals relies on [AECOM] to provide top-quality site assessments to protect the resources and interests of the shareholders. I have been impressed with [your] knowledge base of industrial activities and the potential risks.

[AECOM] has been one of our preferred vendors for over 10 years, serving our due diligence needs in the US and Europe. They always provide consistent and high quality work products regardless of the property location.

Allstate Insurance ARGUS Capital AT&T Bank of America Barclays Bank BC Partners Berwind Property Group Blackstone Real Estate Advisors California First Bank CB Richard Ellis CIT Group Citigroup CNA Insurance Copenhagen Credit Suisse First Boston Crow Holdings Deutsche Bank Fed. S&L Insurance Corporation Firemans Fund Insurance First Interstate Bank First National Bank of Chicago GMAC Goldman Sachs International HandelsBank IBJ Schroeder John Hancock Real Estate Finance JPMorgan Chase & Company Kemper Insurance King Sturge Lomas & Nettleton Morgan Guaranty Trust Morgan Stanley/ Dean Witter New York Life Insurance Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Pacific Financial Group PNC Bank Riverwood International Rouse Company Salomon Smith Barney Security Pacific National Bank Spaulding and Slye Sumitomo Bank Taylor Woodrow Homes The Jordan Company TIAA Travelers Insurance Union Bank W.P. Carey Wachovia Bank Wells Fargo Realty Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Whitehall Street Global Real Estate Wingate Partners

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.1 billion during its scal year 2009. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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