updated 11/10/2010 9:16:30 AM ET 2010-11-10T14:16:30

MARLTON, N.J. and ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has acquired TCM Group, Inc., a firm that provides project management, construction management and related support services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

"The addition of TCM significantly strengthens our infrastructure practice in the region," said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Region Manager for Hill's Project Management Group Americas. "We welcome TCM and its professionals to the Hill team," Smith added.

"We are really excited about joining the Hill team and expanding our business services to our clients. We will continue to provide our clients with outstanding and exceptional project and construction management services," said S. Michael Tahan of TCM Group. In addition to continuing to lead TCM, Tahan will also be a Senior Vice President with Hill where he will lead the highway, bridge and water infrastructure practice in Southern California for Hill's Project Management Group.

TCM, headquartered in Ontario, California, employs approximately 50 professionals. TCM's clients include the California Department of Transportation, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the Western Municipal Water District, the City of Anaheim, the City of Riverside, the City of Moreno Valley, the City of Carson and various other state, county and local public agencies throughout Southern California. For more information on TCM, please visit their website at www.tcmgroup.us .

Hill International, with 2,600 employees in 90 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th 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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