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CRH Completes Phase 1 of Share Buyback Programme

DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / August 2, 2018 / CRH plc, (CRH) the global building materials group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the first phase of its share buyback programme, returning €350 million of cash to shareholders.

Between 2 May and 31 July 2018, 11.4 million ordinary shares were repurchased on the London Stock Exchange at an average discount of 0.5% to the volume weighted average price over the period.

Details relating to subsequent phases of our share buyback programme will be announced in due course.

Contact CRH at Dublin 404 1000 (+353 1 404 1000)

Albert Manifold

Chief Executive

Senan Murphy

Finance Director

Frank Heisterkamp

Head of Investor Relations

Registered Office: No 12965. Registered Office: 42 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, R02 R279, Ireland

SOURCE: CRH PLC