Higgins Acquisition Completed

Fletcher Building Limited (Fletcher Building) announces it has completed the transaction to acquire New Zealand and Fiji road construction and maintenance business Higgins for a purchase price of NZ$303 million.

The businesses acquired as part of this transaction comprise principally:

Higgins’ road construction and maintenance operations in New Zealand, including asphalt and bitumen plants

Road construction and maintenance operations in Fiji

Higgins’ aggregates business (excluding the Horokiwi Quarry, a Wellington based joint-venture)

Other related businesses including the manufacture of traffic signs, bitumen tanks and sprayers

Higgins’ ready-mix concrete and property businesses are excluded from the transaction which has been cleared by all relevant New Zealand and Fijian regulatory authorities.

Higgins Sale Completion PDF