Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (GISI) and Hill International, Inc. (NYSE:HIL) today announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement to merge the diversified construction management companies, setting the stage for increased competitiveness and accelerated organic growth in global, for-fee infrastructure consulting markets. The all-cash transaction does not include a financing contingency, has the unanimous support from the Hill Board of Directors, and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2022, pending regulatory review.
UBS Investment Bank was the sole financial advisor to GISI on the Hill transaction, Cooley LLP was the legal advisor. Hill was assisted on the transaction by financial advisor Houlihan Lokey and legal advisor Duane Morris LLC.
Hill International CEO Raouf Ghali said of the decision to join GISI: “Since our founding in 1976, Hill has grown into an industry-leading program, project, and construction management company. By joining the GISI family of companies, Hill will be well-positioned to continue to take advantage of the opportunities the industry offers while concurrently enhancing the quality of our client services thanks to GISI’s focus on long-term success.”