The story of a €523m deal
As Breedon Group confirms it has acquired the Lagan Group, Róisín Burke charts the history of the company built from below the ground up by two Belfast-born brothers, and predicts what will be next for them
More than a decade after the Lagan Group first looked at selling its multi-million building materials empire, it has finally happened. Advisors were engaged and suitors suggested at that time in 2007, but a sale did not proceed. This time around the blockbuster deal is locked and loaded.
For €523 million, construction magnate Kevin Lagan has sold the company he and his brother Michael built, literally, from below the ground up, growing from a few quarries...
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