M&A Deal Summary

Ferguson Acquires Ferguson Enterprises

On January 1, 1982, Ferguson plc acquired distribution company Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Ferguson’s 1st transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is Ferguson’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Ferguson’s 1st transaction in Virginia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 1982-01-01
Target Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) Ferguson plc
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

Newport News, Virginia, United States
website
Ferguson is a diverse wholesale distributor with operations spanning multiple business groups. The company is ranked by trade publications as the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings(PVF) in the US. It is also the fourth largest distributor of heating and cooling equipment (HVAC/R) and the second largest company within the waterworks industry.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Ferguson plc

Wokingham, Switzerland

website


Category Company
Founded 1887
SectorDistribution
Employees34,000
Revenue 21.8B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Ferguson plc is a distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials. Ferguson was founded in 1887 and is based in Wokingham, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 34
Sector (Distribution) 1 of 24
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 32
State (Virginia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 5
Year (1982) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2002-07-04 Wasco Holding B.V.

Twello, Netherlands

Wasco Holding B.V. is a distributor of plumbing and heating equipment. The company is based in Twello, the Netherlands.

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