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CD&R-backed Roofing Supply Group opens new CA branch

Roofing Supply Group, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, said Thursday that it has opened a new office in Hawthorne, Calif. Based in Dallas, Texas, Roofing Supply Group is a provider of roofing supplies and related building materials.


DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”), a national leader in the wholesale distribution of roofing supplies and related materials, announced today that it has opened a new location in Hawthorne, CA. This new location, along with existing branches in Santa Ana and City of Industry, will strategically position RSG to better serve the Los Angeles market as a whole.
This location is the 17th branch in the West Region under the direction of Richard Oliva, Regional Senior Vice President.
Oliva said, “Our new branch in Hawthorne greatly expands our footprint in the Los Angeles market. By setting up shop in West LA, we have created a triangle around Los Angeles that allows us to service most areas with an RSG branch within 30 to 40 miles. We are pleased to have Frank Paour as our Branch Manager. He brings thirty plus years of experience in the market and is well respected by customers and manufactures in the LA market.”
Jeff Clay, Vice President Strategic Planning & Corporate Development, added, “We are extremely excited about all eight of our openings in 2013. With the addition of our latest Hawthorne location, we have been able to expand in three of our four regions, with four in the Southeast, three in the Rocky Mountain/Midwest and one in the West. We will continue to evaluate our existing markets, as well as those where RSG currently does not have a presence, to more thoroughly examine any growth opportunities that will move our expansion campaign forward.”
The opening of this latest branch in Hawthorne aligns strategically with RSG’s overall expansion initiative which includes organic growth, opening of new locations and planned acquisitions.
About Roofing Supply Group
Owned by parent company Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”) is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is one of the largest wholesale distributors of roofing supplies and related materials in the United States. Through its network of 67 locations in 24 states nationwide, RSG provides one-step distribution services from roofing product manufacturers to roofing contractors and homebuilders. Each branch carries a complete line of roofing products for residential and commercial roofing, including composition asphalt shingles, underlayment and associated ancillary products. For more information regarding Greenfields & Acquisitions, please contact Jeff Clay at | 214.956.5184 – VP Strategic Planning & Corporate Development.
About Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private equity firm with an investment strategy predicated on producing financial returns through building stronger, more profitable businesses. The Firm’s partners and advisors include a combination of skilled investment decision-makers and seasoned corporate leaders from major global enterprises. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of more than $18 billion in 56 businesses with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $90 billion. The Firm has offices in New York and London. For more information, please visit