Wolseley is to sell its Build Center building materials distribution business to Saint Gobain, as part of a £310m deal that will also include its French plumbing and heating business Brossette.
Wolseley has acquired five bolt-on acquisitions for a total £33m, including PFC Corofil Firestops of Surrey, JC Plumbing, Precision Doors & Hardware and Mastercraft Cabinets of the US and Gama Myjava of Slovakia.
Wolseley has announced five bolt-on acquisitions for a total £84m, including Architectural Building Supply Company, Jacobi Hardware, KBC Construction and JD's Wholesale Plumbing in the US and Sofiparts in France.
Wolseley has acquired five companies for a total £87m, including T&R Electrical Wholesalers of London, ProSource Building Supply of Texas, Western Air Systems & Controls of California, Davidson Pipe Company of New York and PBS of Sweden.
Wolseley is to set up a new £17m regional distribution facility at the former Royal Ordnance site in Chorley, and Pochin Contractors will complete work on the 310,000 sq ft building by November.
Wolseley has announced six new acquisitions for a total £27m, including Hudson Plumbing Supplies of Canada, Onda-Lay Pipe & Rental of the US, Page's Appliances of the US, Tonto Verde Construction of the US, Atout K-RO of France and Etablissments Pochon Felix of France.
Wolseley has acquired six companies for £61m, including Gulf Refrigeration Supply, Kandall Fabricating & Supply, Lee Window & Door and Perfection Truss of the US, Woodcote of the Czech Republic and Hjalmars of Sweden.
Wolseley has expanded its plumbing and heating products business with the £111m acquisition of three US companies - Lawrence Plumbing, Murdock ECD and Northern Water Works Supply - and Finnish kitchen cabinet distributor Helatukku.
Wolseley has acquired six companies for a total £36m, including Lunts Heath of Widnes, parts of Martin Architectural, Water Works Supplies and Palermo Supply of the US, Depont Materiaux of France and Marmon Keystone Anbuma of Belgium.
Wolseley has acquired AC Electrical, the electrical products distributor with 40 branches, for £18m, as well as K&R Building Supplies of Penzance and US-based companies Davis Homes and Pipe Products.
Wolseley, the building materials company, has confirmed plans to relocate its head office from North Yorkshire to the Tachbrook estate near Leamington Spa next summer, and more than 600 staff will be based at the new £11m site.
Wolseley, the building materials group, is to relocate its corporate functions to an undisclosed location in Warwick, and up to 1,100 staff will be transferred from 11 regional offices over the next 18 months.
Wolseley has acquired four more building material distributors for £10m - Sumner & Dunbar and Tahoe Truckee Supply of the US, Brock Engineering of Canada and O'Rourke Plumbing Supplies of Northern Ireland.
Wolseley is acquiring Brossette, the French plumbing distributor, and four US companies, bringing its total spending on acquisitions to £178m in the first five months of the financial year.
Wolseley is acquiring three US building materials companies for a total £68m, including the Stock Lumber timber business, the Forward Enterprises pipe distribution business, and the Tozour Energy heating and ventilating business.