TXI merger entrenches Martin Marietta in ready mixed production
- Published: Tuesday, 28 January 2014 15:33
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff
The boards of Martin Marietta and Dallas-based Texas Industries, Inc. have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which Martin Marietta will acquire all outstanding shares of TXI common stock in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction. Based at existing Raleigh headquarters and operating under the Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. banner, the combined entity will create a market-leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, with low-cost, vertically integrated aggregate and targeted cement operations. With greater geographic and product diversity and a leading distribution network, it will have uniquely positioned assets across some of the nation’s largest and fastest growing geographies.