Company Announcements

Divestment of Traditional GB Merchanting Business

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Grafton Group PLC
04 January 2022




Completion of Divestment of Traditional Merchanting Business in Great Britain


4 January 2022


Grafton Group plc ("Grafton") announced on 1 July 2021 that it had entered into an agreement to divest its Traditional Merchanting Business in Great Britain. Grafton is pleased to announce that this divestment completed on 31 December 2021.



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 merchanting markets in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Finland following the acquisition of IKH in July 2021. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY, Home and Garden retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK where it also operates a market leading staircase manufacturing business.


Grafton trades from circa 335 branches and has circa 8,200 colleagues. Its portfolio of brands includes Selco, Leyland SDM, MacBlair, CPI EuroMix and StairBox in the UK; Chadwicks and Woodie's in Ireland, Isero and Polvo in the Netherlands and IKH in Finland.


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