Saint-Gobain to close acquisition of construction chemicals company GCP
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Saint-Gobain to close acquisition of construction chemicals company GCP

This acquisition is a major milestone in establishing Saint-Gobain’s leading position worldwide in construction chemicals

  • By ICN Bureau | September 25, 2022

Saint-Gobain has now obtained approvals from all relevant competition authorities for its acquisition of GCP Applied Technologies, a major global player in construction chemicals, announced on December 6, 2021. The acquisition will close on September 27, 2022. GCP will delist from the New York Stock Exchange.

With approximately $1.0bn revenues generated in 2021 by 1,800 employees working on 50 production sites in 38 countries, GCP Applied Technologies provides a global platform with established success in cement additives, concrete admixtures, infrastructure and commercial and residential building materials.

This acquisition is a major milestone in establishing Saint-Gobain’s leading position worldwide in construction chemicals and furthers the Group’s strategy as worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction.

The specialty building materials business in North America (c. $250 million of sales) will be integrated into the CertainTeed business serving local customers in its Region. All other businesses, consisting of mainly concrete admixtures and cement additives (c. $750 million of sales) will be combined with the Chryso business and be part of the High Performance Solutions segment.

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