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Foundation Building Materials, Inc. Expands Footprint in the Great Plains with the Acquisition of Agan Drywall Supply, Inc. and Affiliates

October 1, 2018

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2018--Foundation Building Materials, Inc. (“FBM” or the “Company”) (NYSE:FBM), one of the largest specialty distributors of wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, and mechanical insulation in North America, announced today that it has acquired Agan Drywall Supply, Inc., Agan Drywall Supply Rapid City, Inc., and Agan Tri-State Drywall Supply, Inc. (collectively, “Agan”). Agan is a leading independent distributor of drywall, steel framing, Sto coatings and EIFS, stucco, stone veneers, insulation and complementary products. Agan has a 43-year track record of success and operates three branches in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, South Dakota, and Sioux City, Iowa. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“With the closing of this transaction, FBM will now be able to offer our full complement of products in three markets in the Great Plains States,” said Ruben Mendoza, FBM’s Chief Executive Officer. “Agan has a strong and successful history, largely created by the talent of their management and employees and long-standing customer relationships. Senior management from the acquired companies will continue with FBM and be leaders in the region.”

The Company expects Agan’s performance to be consistent with prior years, contributing an estimated $5.0-$7.0 million to net sales for the remainder of 2018. This transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to the Company with financial benefits driven by increased scale and expected cost savings.

About Foundation Building Materials

Foundation Building Materials is a specialty distributor of wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, and mechanical insulation throughout North America. Based in Tustin, California, the company employs more than 3,000 people and operates more than 220 branches across the U.S. and Canada.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statements regarding the expected benefits to FBM and its shareholders from completing the acquisition, the expected revenue contribution by the acquired companies, the accretive benefit to FBM’s earnings, and may contain words such as “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “estimate,” “intend,” “project,” “plan,” or words or phrases with similar meaning. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of FBM’s control, that may cause the business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law. Investors are referred to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K and our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for additional information regarding the risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

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CONTACT: Foundation Building Materials, Inc.

Investor Relations:

John Moten, 657-900-3213

VP Investor Relations

john.moten@fbmsales.com

or

Media Relations:

Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

Jed Repko or Ed Trissel, 212-355-4449

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BUILDING SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

SOURCE: Foundation Building Materials, Inc.

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