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Grafenauweg 10

Zug, 6301

Switzerland

Phone: 41 41 723 22 30

Fax: 41 41 723 22 31

Wolseley plc is a specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors. The company is a supplier of building materials to the professional market. The company operates 4,394 branches in 27 countries. The company supplies a range of customers operating in different industry sectors that range from the individual plumber or builder through to national contractor chains and house builders, including industrial and commercial organizations. The company’s primary customer focus is on professional contractors who work with households, governments, property developers, and industrial buildings or in the repair and maintenance of existing premises. Divisions The company’s business is divided into two geographical divisions: Europe, which covers business segments in the U.K. and Ireland, France, the Nordic region, and Central and Eastern Europe; and North America, which consists of the North America plumbing and heating businesses namely Ferguson and Wolseley Canada. The company’s North American plumbing and heating businesses are Ferguson in the United States and Wolseley Canada. Ferguson is a wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies, pipes, valves, and fittings in the USA and a distributor of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Ferguson is managed through five business groups: Residential Plumbing, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Waterworks, Commercial Plumbing, and Industrial. Ferguson has eight distribution centres, three pipeyards, and 1,228 branches. Wolseley Canada engages in the wholesale distribution of plumbing, heating, and ventilation products with 225 branches. Construction loans: The company, through North American Loan Services (NALS), owns the portfolio of construction loan receivables. These are loans made to builders to finance the construction of properties. European operations – UK and Ireland Wolseley UK operates a national distribution centre, servicing Plumb, Parts, and Climate Centers from Leamington Spa. Wolseley operates three regional distribution centres, in Melmerby, Worcester and Marston Gate; and DHL operates a distribution centre in Crick. The business has a fleet of 2,200 commercial vehicles and trades from 1,544 branches in the U.K. and 99 in Ireland. European operations – Nordic DT Group operates in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. Silvan is a Danish chain of DIY stores, represented in Denmark, with an assorted product range targeting primarily DIY consumers Stark is a nationwide Danish chain of builders’ merchants with sale of timber, building materials and tools, providing professional advice on building and logistics solutions to professional and DIY builders. Starkki is a Finnish chain of builders’ merchants with an assorted product range targeting professional builders, consumers, home builders, industry, and distributors. Beijer Byggmaterial is a Swedish chain of builders’ merchants, which operate through combi-stores with an assorted product range targeting both professional customers and consumers. Neumann Bygg is a Norwegian chain of builders’ merchants trading with consumers, professional customers, as well as industry and retailers. Woodcote is a chain of builders’ merchants and specialist stores in Central Europe trading from outlets across Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania, providing heavyside building materials and internal systems to professional contractors throughout the region. European operations – France The company’s French business is organized into three divisions. The building materials division has one national and five regional distribution centres, and 349 branches. The main brand, Réseau Pro, is an integrated distributor of heavyside building materials in France. The division also trades through the brands Panofrance (timber, panels and interior design), Cardor (tiles), and Coverpro (roofing). The plumbing, heating and pipes division has one national and seven regional distribution centres, and 403 branches. The main brand, Brossette, is the integrated distributor of plumbing, heating, pipes valves, and fitti

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