M&A Deal Summary

Foundation Building Materials Acquires Superior Plus - Construction Products Distribution Business

On August 9, 2016, Foundation Building Materials acquired building materials company Superior Plus - Construction Products Distribution Business from Superior Plus for 428M CAD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Foundation Building Materials’ 2nd transaction in the Building Materials sector.
  • This is Foundation Building Materials’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Foundation Building Materials’ 1st transaction in Canada.
  • This is Foundation Building Materials’ 1st transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-08-09
Target Superior Plus - Construction Products Distribution Business
Sector Building Materials
Buyer(s) Foundation Building Materials
Sellers(s) Superior Plus
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 428M CAD

Target

Superior Plus - Construction Products Distribution Business

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Superior Plus - Construction Products Distribution Business comprises construction products distribution business that distributes commercial and industrial insulation; specialty walls and ceiling products; and specialty construction products to the walls and ceilings industry. The business is located in Canada.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Foundation Building Materials

Santa Ana, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2011
SectorDistribution
Employees3,400
Revenue 2.2B USD (2019)
DESCRIPTION

Foundation Building Materials is a specialty building products distributor of wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, metal framing, and complementary and other products throughout North America. Based in Santa Ana, California, the Company employs more than 3,400 employees and operates more than 170 branches across the United States and Canada. Foundation Building Materials was established in 2011 and is based in Santa Ana, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 24
Sector (Building Materials) 2 of 8
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 4
State (Ontario) 1 of 3
Country (Canada) 1 of 4
Year (2016) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-09 Specialty Products & Insulation

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Specialty Products & Insulation is a value-added distributor and fabricator of insulation and complementary products for the commercial, industrial and residential markets. SPI's products help conserve energy, preserve worker safety, and provide noise abatement. The Company currently operates 59 distribution branches and 16 co-located fabrication facilities and sells to over 3,500 contractors in the U.S. and Canada. Specialty Products & Insulation was founded in 1982 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Buy $325M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-12-13 United Drywall

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

United Drywall Ltd. is a provider of quality building materials and a high-level of service to residential contractors in the Greater Atlanta Area. United Drywall iPad scheduling app, can look ahead, react and keep constantly informed on progress.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Superior Plus

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Category Company
Founded 1996
SectorDiversified
Employees4,261
Revenue 2.4B CAD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Superior Plus is a diversified company that engages in the energy distribution and specialty chemicals business. The company operates two separate businesses: Energy Distribution and Specialty Chemicals. All of the businesses are operated on the principles of entrepreneurship, continuous improvement, executing on objectives, safety, and teamwork. Superior Plus was formed in 1996 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 4
Sector (Building Materials) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 4
State (Ontario) 1 of 2
Country (Canada) 1 of 2
Year (2016) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-09 Specialty Products & Insulation

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Specialty Products & Insulation is a value-added distributor and fabricator of insulation and complementary products for the commercial, industrial and residential markets. SPI's products help conserve energy, preserve worker safety, and provide noise abatement. The Company currently operates 59 distribution branches and 16 co-located fabrication facilities and sells to over 3,500 contractors in the U.S. and Canada. Specialty Products & Insulation was founded in 1982 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sell $325M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-03-01 Canwest Propane

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Canwest Propane is a propane supply and distribution franchise in Western Canada, serving a diverse customer base of oil and gas, commercial and industrial, residential and construction under the brands of Canwest and Stittco. Canwest has over 50,000 customers and has established long-term relationships with a customer base that includes international, national and large regional companies.

Buy $412M