CRH plc, the global building materials group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the latest phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €200 million of cash to shareholders.

Between 7 January and 10 March 2020, 6.0 million ordinary shares were repurchased on Euronext Dublin at an average discount of 1.35% to the volume weighted average price over the period.

This brings total cash returned to shareholders under our ongoing share buyback programme to €1.8 billion since its commencement in May 2018. Further share buybacks are under active consideration.

Contact CRH at Dublin 404 1000 (+353 1 404 1000)
Albert ManifoldChief Executive
Senan MurphyFinance Director
Tom HolmesHead of Investor Relations