Founded in 1927, Kenny is a privately-owned,
"This acquisition is an important milestone for Granite as we continue
to execute on our strategic plan to diversify, strengthen and grow our
Under the terms of the definitive agreement, Granite will pay the
purchase price of
Granite intends to finance the transaction through a combination of cash
and available borrowings under its existing revolving credit facility.
The transaction has been closed in escrow and will become effective on
Including integration costs and the impact of intangible amortization, the transaction is expected to be break-even to Granite's 2013 earnings per share. Excluding intangible asset amortization, the transaction would be immediately accretive. These projections are based on preliminary estimates of the allocation of purchase price intangible assets. The final allocation will be determined after closing.
BofA Merrill Lynch is acting as financial advisor to Granite in
connection with the transaction.
Granite will conduct a conference call today,
Granite is one of the nation's leading infrastructure contractors and is
member of the S&P 400 Midcap Index, the FTSE KLD 400 Social Index and
the Russell 2000 Index. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Granite is
one of the nation's largest diversified heavy civil contractors and
construction materials producers serving public- and private-sector
clients nationwide. In addition, Granite has one of the oldest and most
robust ethics and compliance programs in the industry. The Company has
been recognized by the
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