International construction claims and dispute resolution company HKA has acquired US-headquartered consultant The Kenrich Group, creating what HKA says is "the largest construction claims consultancy in the US".
Formed in 2004, The Kenrich Group is an expert, business and litigation consulting firm with more than 100 professionals in 11 offices. For its part, formerly part of Hill International, HKA has 1,000 professionals in 19 countries worlwide.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"The addition of The Kenrich Group is a major step forward in our strategy and growth ambitions which include both organic growth and acquiring high quality, complementary businesses," said Renny Borhan, HKA’s Chief Executive Officer.
Frank J. Giunta, president of HKA in the US, said: "The combination of HKA and The Kenrich Group has created the largest construction claims consultancy in the US and additionally provides our mutual clients with an established practice in commercial damages, government contract claims and regulated utilities consulting."
Ken Metcalfe, Co-CEO of The Kenrich Group, said the merger "will take both firms to another level".
Image: HKA chief executive, Renny Borhan (HKA)