Private equity house Lone Star has bought Denmark-based building materials distribution business Stark Group for €1.025bn from listed UK-based business Ferguson.
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Sweden-based Hexagon, a specialist in Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE) buys Spring
Previous owners Kay and Leo Strålin will reinvest part of the proceeds in the building materials retailer
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