CRH plc announces it has applied for listing on the New York Stock Exchange and is transferring from NASDAQ
14 March 2006
CRH plc, the international building materials group, today announces that it has applied for listing of its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) representing its Ordinary Shares on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”). It is anticipated that the ADSs will begin trading on the NYSE on March 31, 2006 under the symbol “CRH”. The Company’s ADSs are currently quoted on the Nasdaq National Market (“NASDAQ”) under the symbol “CRHCY” and will continue to trade on NASDAQ until trading commences on the NYSE.
CRH plc is headquartered in Ireland and has operations in 25 countries worldwide, employing more than 66,400 people at over 2,600 locations. Its operations focus on three closely related core businesses: primary materials, value-added building products and building materials distribution.