M/21/080 Grafton Group (Chadwicks)/Sitetech

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Chadwicks Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Grafton Group plc, of sole control of Sitetech Building Products Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday December 24, 2021 Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
Grafton Group plc (Chadwicks Holdings Limited)

Grafton is a distributor of building materials to trade customers primarily engaged in residential repair, maintenance and improvement. Grafton is also active as a DIY, Home and Garden retailer in Ireland. Grafton trades through various brands. Chadwicks Holdings Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grafton. Chadwicks owns and operates builders and plumbers merchanting businesses which retail and distribute a full range of building materials principally to the residential renovation, modernisation and improvement projects and new house buildings.

Sitetech Building Products Limited

Sitetech is a distributor of construction materials, namely brickwork and concrete accessories, to the construction industry in Ireland.

Economic sector Media merger
Other retail No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Cathal Hanley


Tiernan Shaw


Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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