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SigmaRoc - Buy-and-build quarry and building materials group with £25m-a-year war chest

July 2021

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  • SRC
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  • 86p
Back in 2015 I featured Breedon, a “buy-and-build” UK quarry owner and the shares have recently taken off thanks to the boom in housing and construction materials. Another firm not dissimilar to Breedon, albeit at an earlier stage of development, is SigmaRoc, which listed on AIM in 2016 and operates a quarrying and building materials business in the UK and mainland Europe. Co-founder and CEO, Max Vemorken, a former private equity player and strategic adviser to the CEO of LafargeHolcim, who I met with over the month, has already spent c. £190m including debt on nine acquisitions, building sales, pretax profit and eps from just £27m, £2.6m and 2.0p in 2017 to £124m, £12.2m and 4.5p in 2020. SigmaRoc’s strategy is to buy, impro ...

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