PHILADELPHIA, March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has delayed the release of its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results, which was previously scheduled for today after the close of the stock market, as well as its conference call and webcast which was previously scheduled for Thursday, March 9, 2017.
The company is assessing the impact of certain tax issues identified in connection with the sale of its Construction Claims Group, the closing of which is currently expected to occur on March 31, 2017. Once this assessment is completed, the company will issue a subsequent announcement regarding the timing for the release of its financial results and corresponding conference call information.
Hill International, with 4,300 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 eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
Certain statements contained herein may be considered “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in the Risk Factors section and elsewhere in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including that unfavorable global economic conditions may adversely impact our business, our backlog may not be fully realized as revenue, our expenses may be higher than anticipated and the closing of the sale of our Construction Claims Group may be delayed or cancelled. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.
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