MARLTON, N.J. and GLASGOW, Scotland, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has acquired expert engineers Cadogans. Cadogans is the trading name of Angus Octan Scotland Ltd. and its subsidiary companies Cadogan Consultants Ltd., Cadogan Consult Ltd. and Cadogan International Ltd., a group of firms that provide multi-disciplinary engineering and other technical consulting services. Cadogans, which has approximately 30 professionals, has offices in Glasgow and Dundee in Scotland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Cadogans' senior management team will be continuing with the company, which will operate as part of Hill's Construction Claims Group.
"Joining Hill allows us to offer our specialized expert engineering services to Hill's clients worldwide in a way that we haven't been able to do to date," said Roderick I. Wilkie, BSc, CEng, FEI, ACIArb, Managing Director of Cadogans. "We are looking forward to the opportunities that joining Hill will create for our engineers, staff and clients," added Wilkie.
"We are excited that Cadogans has joined the Hill family," said Frederic Z. Samelian, PMP, MCIArb, President of Hill's Construction Claims Group. "Their knowledge and expertise, particularly on energy and industrial projects, will significantly expand our group's existing capabilities, and also allows us to offer a fully co-ordinated project management, quantum, delay, disruption and technical engineering expert service to our clients and their attorneys," added Samelian.
Cadogans is a group of expert engineers, operating in many disciplines and specialties including mechanical, marine, electrical, energy, chemical, architectural, building services, civil and structural engineering, materials and corrosion. Their services are in demand worldwide on projects large and small, from multi-national nuclear power litigation to international marine projects to all types of buildings. The firm's areas of expertise include dispute resolution, failures and malperformance, personal injury, project engineering and advisory work. For more information on Cadogans, please visit their website at www.cadogans.com.
Hill International, with 4,600 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the ninth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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