CRH PLC Announces Acquisition update -- Ash Grove Cement

10/06/17 02:00 AM EDT

CRH PLC Announces Acquisition update -- Ash Grove Cement

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2017) - CRH PLC ( LSE : CRH )

LSE: CRH

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.

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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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