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Friday 16 April, 2021

Grafton Group PLC

Strategic Review of GB Traditional Merchanting

RNS Number : 6578V
Grafton Group PLC
16 April 2021




("GRAFTON" or the "GROUP")




16 April 2021


In line with its strategic focus, the Board of Grafton Group plc today announces that it has appointed Rothschild & Co to undertake a review of certain of its traditional merchanting businesses in Great Britain which may or may not result in the sale of some or all of these businesses.


This strategic review is focused solely on the Buildbase, Civils & Lintels, PDM Buildbase, The Timber Group, Bathroom Distribution Group and NDI businesses. No other businesses in the Group form part of the strategic review.



For further information please contact:


Grafton Group plc    +353 1 216 0600

Gavin Slark   Chief Executive Officer 

David Arnold  Chief Financial Officer


Murray  +353 1 498 0300

Pat Walsh


MHP Communications  +44 20 3128 8100    

Tim Rowntree/Rachel Mann





About Grafton


Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers and has leading regional or national positions in the distribution markets in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK.


Grafton trades from circa 530 branches and has circa 11,000 colleagues. Its portfolio of brands includes Selco, Buildbase, Leyland SDM, MacBlair, CPI EuroMix and StairBox in the UK; Chadwicks and Woodie's in Ireland and Isero and Polvo in the Netherlands.


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