It has 770 employees and generated sales of US$ 393 million in 2014.
This transaction is in line with Saint-Gobain Building Distribution’s strategy of optimizing its portfolio by divesting non-core assets and focusing on bolstering its leading positions in Europe and Brazil.
The transaction is subject to clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2015.
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