Details of Rights Issue - US
04 March 2009
CRH plc announced a Rights Issue of 152,087,952 New Ordinary Shares which is expected to raise approximately €1.238bn, net of expenses. Subject to certain exceptions, the Rights Issue is not being made available to shareholders in the United States, Australia, South Africa, Japan, Canada, Switzerland or any other jurisdiction where such offer for sale of securities would be unlawful.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of offers to purchase or subscribe for, securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered, exercised or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This notice is issued pursuant to Rule 135c of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended.