Acquisition update - Ash Grove Cement

06 Oct 2017 02:03

RNS Number : 8835S
06 October 2017

Press Release

Acquisition update - Ash Grove Cement


6 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.




For further information contact CRH plc at +353 1 404 1000


Albert Manifold            Chief Executive

Senan Murphy             Finance Director

Frank Heisterkamp      Head of Investor Relations




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