NCI Building Systems Announces Early Termination of Waiting Period Under Hart-Scott-Rodino Related to Acquisition of Metl-Span LLC

May 25, 2012, 08:30 ET from NCI Building Systems, Inc.

HOUSTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) today announced that the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act in connection with the Company's previously announced acquisition of Metl-Span, LLC ("Metl-Span") for $145 million in cash.  The Company expects to close the transaction by the end of June 2012.

Metl-Span has been a leader in insulated metal panel development for over forty years and has five manufacturing facilities in the United States serving the nonresidential building products market with energy efficient and cost-effective insulated metal wall and roof panels.  For the year ended December 31, 2011, Metl-Span had estimated revenues of $170 million.  

NCI Building Systems, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of metal products for the nonresidential building industry.  NCI is comprised of a family of companies operating manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico, with additional sales and distribution offices throughout the United States and Canada.

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