Parsons Completes Acquisition of First Support Services, Inc. From FirstGroup

Parsons Completes Acquisition of First Support Services, Inc. From FirstGroup 
Acquisition Deepens Parsons' Portfolio of O&M Services 
PASADENA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/08/13 --  Parsons is pleased to
announce that it has received all necessary U.S. government approvals
and has completed its acquisition of First Support Services, Inc.
(and its subsidiaries), a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstGroup.
First Support Services is a leading provider of facility operations
and maintenance (O&M) services, logistics support, transportation
support, and telecommunications operations services to the U.S.
"This acquisition is another step toward meeting our strategic goals
and extending our reach in mission-critical operations of the federal
marketplace," said Chuck Harrington, Parsons' Chairman and CEO.
"First Support Services has more than a quarter century of experience
and will greatly enhance our O&M capabilities."  
First Support Services was founded in 1982 with the mission of
providing quality and responsive O&M services to federal, state, and
local government agencies as well as to private sector businesses.
Today, the majority of First Support Services' contracts support the
U.S. Department of Defense military services (United States Air Force
and United States Navy).  
First Support Services is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, employs
more than 175 people around the world, and has revenues of more than
$50 million per year.  
Parsons, celebrating nearly 70 years of growth in the engineering,
construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a
leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation,
environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources.
Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction
management, and other professional services packaged in innovative
alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local
government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers
worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit  
Media Contact:
Erin Kuhlman
Office: (626) 440-4590
Fax: (626) 440-2650 
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