CRH to sell Americas distribution business for €2.2 billion

CRH to sell Americas distribution business for €2.2 billion
CRH's chief executive Albert Manifold Pic:

The building materials group also announced a 5% rise in first-half earnings to €1.175 billion

Building materials group CRH has reported continued profit growth in the first half while also announcing the sale of its Americas Distribution business to Beacon Roofing Supply for $2.63 billion (€2.2 billion) in cash.

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