Feb. 27, 2015 11:35 AM

Former Shaw Group executive Jim Bernhard Jr. has announced a merger of four companies that will provide design-and-build energy infrastructure services similar what Bernhard’s former company provided before it was purchased by CB&I two years ago in a $3 billion deal.

The combined companies will go by the name Bernhard. The companies joining the group are Bernhard Energy in Lafayette, Bernhard Mechanical in Baton Rouge, EP Breaux Electrical in New Iberia and TME in Little Rock, Ark. The merger was announced in a press kit issued to media on Thursday.

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