CRH plc

Stonemason's Way ,Rathfarnham, Dublin 16,
Dublin, D16 KH51
353 1 4041000

CRH plc is the parent company for an international group of diversified building materials businesses which are engaged in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of building materials and in the operation of builders’ merchanting and DIY stores.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 22 - - - 1 - 23
vol $776M $3.5B $4.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - 1 - 4
vol $135M $2.6B $2.8B

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Largest Ash Grove Cement Co.
$3.5B (2017-09-21)
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Largest Allied Building Products Corp.
$2.6B (2017-08-24)

According to our data here at Mergr, CRH has acquired 23 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

CRH’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Ash Grove Cement for $3.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Allied Building Products to Beacon Roofing Supply for $2.6B. CRH has acquired in 7 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (66%) and distribution (9%).

When analyzing the building materials sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 158 building materials companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic building materials acquirer over the past 3 years is U.S. Concrete, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the building materials sector over the past 3 years is Dunes Point Capital with 3 platform acquisitions.

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