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May M&A Roundup: Top Distributors Make Big Moves

Builders FirstSource, Watsco, US LBM Holdings, DXP Enterprises and others announced acquisitions in May, returning M&A volume to a healthy pace.
M&A roundup May 2021

M&A returned to a healthy volume in May, with some of MDM’s Top Distributors announcing acquisitions during the month.

Builders FirstSource, Watsco and DXP Enterprises each made acquisitions, while some distributors — including US LBM Holdings and SiteOne Landscape Supply — acquired multiple companies.

There were many more notable transactions, of course, and in case you missed anything, here are all the M&A announcements — primarily involving distributors but also manufacturers that sell through the channel — MDM covered during the previous month (click the hyperlinked headline for more details):

Did we miss anything? Please send M&A announcements to editor@mdm.com. We also welcome suggestions for “Behind the Deal,” our occasional series that takes a deep dive into market-shifting moves in wholesale distribution.

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