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Acquisition update – Ash Grove Cement
06 October 2017
On 21 September 2017, CRH plc announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove Cement Company (“Ash Grove”), a leading US cement manufacturer headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, for a total consideration of US$3.5 billion. The proposed transaction remains subject to Ash Grove shareholder and regulatory approvals.
CRH notes the announcement made by Ash Grove on 5 October 2017 and in particular that the period for obtaining Ash Grove shareholder approval has been extended.
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|Albert Manifold ||Chief Executive |
|Senan Murphy ||Finance Director |
|Frank Heisterkamp ||Head of Investor Relations |