M&A Deal Summary

ABC Supply Acquires L&W Supply

On August 29, 2016, ABC Supply acquired distribution company L&W Supply from USG for 670M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ABC Supply’s 12th transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is ABC Supply’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is ABC Supply’s 20th transaction in the United States.
  • This is ABC Supply’s 2nd transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-08-29
Target L&W Supply
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) ABC Supply
Sellers(s) USG
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 670M USD

Target

L&W Supply

Chicago, Illinois, United States
website
L&W Supply Corp. is a distributors of gypsum wallboard and suspended ceiling tiles in the United States, serving its customers from a nationwide footprint of 136 distribution branches.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

ABC Supply

Beloit, Wisconsin, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1982
Sector Building Materials
DESCRIPTION

ABC Supply Co. is a wholesale distributor of select exterior and interior building products. ABC Supply Co. was established in 1982 and is based in Beloit, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 20 of 34
Sector (Distribution) 12 of 20
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Illinois) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 20 of 33
Year (2016) 3 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-06-07 GK Building Supply

Port Chester, New York, United States

GK Building Supply Corp. is a distributor of roofing, gutter and siding products. GK Building Supply was established in 1993 and is headquartered in Port Chester, New York.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-09-12 Sidewinder Supply

Show Low, Arizona, United States

Sidewinder Supply, Inc. is a distributor of roofing and roofing-related products. Sidewinder Supply is headquartered in Show Low, Arizona.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

USG

Chicago, Illinois, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1901
Sector Building Materials
Employees6,800
Revenue 3.2B USD (2017)
DESCRIPTION
USG's corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
USG's corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

USG Corp. is a manufacturer and distributor of building materials. USG produces a wide range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential repair and remodel construction as well as products used in certain industrial processes. USG was formed in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 2
Sector (Distribution) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Illinois) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 2 of 2
Year (2016) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-06-03 USG Boral Building Products Pty

Australia

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-11-14 Ceilings Plus

Commerce, California, United States

Ceilings Plus is a manufacturer of specialty ceilings products. Ceilings Plus is based in Commerce, California.

Buy $52M