Content about Wolseley Motor Company

April 12, 2011

Chip Hornsby, former president and CEO of Wolseley, has joined Advent International’s Operating Partner Program. Hornsby will advise Advent, a global investment and corporate buyout firm, on opportunities in the distribution and building products sector. Hornsby will principally work with Advent’s U.S. deal team, which is looking to invest up to $1 billion of equity capital, according to an Advent spokesperson.

November 2, 2008

The slump in the housing market has prompted two of the LBM industry’s largest players...

October 22, 2008

The restructuring is a result of the declining housing market and followed Wolseley’s “fundamental review”...

August 3, 2008

LP is not alone in its decision -- other major companies have suspended dividend payments...

July 28, 2008

Earlier this month, Wolseley posted an 8 percent drop in revenues for its North American...

April 13, 2008

Alpine Lumber, the 15-unit prodealer, has purchased five yards from AC Houston in Las Vegas,...

March 20, 2008

A weak housing market in the United States has put pressure on the finances of...

March 3, 2008

The pro dealer will open a branch catering to the commercial market in Yorktown, Va....

March 2, 2008

Robert Ross, a commercial builder from Austin, Texas, calls the Commercial Builders Council “the best...

February 10, 2008

When Joe Appelmann took over the reins of Stock Building Supply from Fenton Hord, who...

November 12, 2007

KBC Construction and Architectural Building Supply are two of the new businesses picked up by...

October 15, 2007

Through one of its divisions, the U.K.-based parent of Stock Building Supply will help provide...

October 9, 2007

The plumbing supply distributor will open a new showroom in Melbourne, Fla., on Oct. 15....

September 23, 2007

Reading, England-based Wolseley, parent of Stock Building Supply and Ferguson, released preliminary year-end results this...

August 2, 2007

Dan Parr will serve as vp-acquisitions and business integration for Wolseley’s North American division....

July 15, 2007

England-based Wolseley will close 24 branches and cut 370 jobs at Stock Building Supply....

July 2, 2007

Called the “SBC,” the center is meant to serve as a “focal point for Wolseley’s...