M&A Deal Summary

BlueLinx Acquires Georgia-Pacific Building Products - Georgia-Pacific building products distribution business

On May 1, 2004, BlueLinx acquired building materials company Georgia-Pacific Building Products - Georgia-Pacific building products distribution business from Georgia-Pacific Building Products for 810M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is BlueLinx’s 1st transaction in the Building Materials sector.
  • This is BlueLinx’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is BlueLinx’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is BlueLinx’s 1st transaction in Georgia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2004-05-01
Target Georgia-Pacific Building Products - Georgia-Pacific building products distribution business
Sector Building Materials
Buyer(s) BlueLinx
Sellers(s) Georgia-Pacific Building Products
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 810M USD

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

BlueLinx

Marietta, Georgia, United States

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Category Company
SectorDistribution
Employees2,100
Revenue 3.1B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to BlueLinx's corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Entrance to BlueLinx's corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

BlueLinx is a distributor of building products. The Company distributes products in two principal categories: structural products and specialty products. Structural products include plywood, oriented strand board, rebar and remesh, lumber and other wood products primarily used for structural support, walls, and flooring in construction projects. Specialty products include roofing, insulation, specialty panels, moulding, engineered wood products, vinyl products (used primarily in siding), outdoor living, particle board, and metal products.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 3
Year (2004) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-08-09 Austin Hardwoods

Austin, Texas, United States

Austin Hardwoods, Inc. is a hardwood lumber distributor based in Austin, Texas. Austin Hardwoods distributes high-quality hardwood boards, veneers and plywood to a variety of customer segments including cabinet makers, millwork companies and furniture makers.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Georgia-Pacific Building Products

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1927
SectorBuilding Materials
DESCRIPTION

Georgia-Pacific Building Products are No. 1 producer of wood panels – namely plywood and oriented strand board – and is a producer of gypsum products and lumber.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2004) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1