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ROOTS GROUP UK

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

Founded in Saudi Arabia in 1981 and headquartered in the UK, Roots Group UK (RGUK) is an integrated supplier and service provider to the construction industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). RGUK engages in three major activities: distribution of construction and building materials and equipment, manufacturing of construction related products, and high-end interior design services and fit out execution, covering private and public-sector projects. With a presence in 23 cities in EMEA, RGUK has access to all growth markets in the region and strong relationships with developers, contractors, and consultants. RGUK’s distribution division is a powerful platform for the distribution of all construction related products in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) through highly trained staff, state of the art warehouses and showrooms, and chosen partner to leading international brands.

Its product range extends to over 60,000 items ranging from nails, rails, doors, paints, woodwork, sanitaryware, ceramics, adhesives, generators, power tools, medium and heavy equipment, material handling machinery, scaffolding, and cranes. RGUK has excellent capabilities in manufacturing sanitary ware and construction materials – both stand alone and as a partner for leading international brands. The manufacturing division produces approximately 3,000 items for trade through RGUK’s channels and other distributors including manufacturing of their own brands such as A-Metal and Ideal Standard MENA. Areen Design, RGUK’s UK-based design practices, are globally recognized market leaders in interior design and procurement for hospitality and other high-end projects, as well as for architectural services for airport terminals and transportation.

GROUP ENTITIES:
Distribution 

Roots Group UK
Roots Jordan
Roots Group Nigeria
Unimar egypt
Unimar Trading UAE
Someco international
Gulf Depot
Mimar Lebonon

Manufacturing

A-Metal
Ideal Standard MENA
MASCO
Top Factory
Hawk

Design & Build

Areen
Richmond Hospitality
MIMAR International KSA
MIMAR Projects Qatar
MIMAR Projects UAE
Saudi United Waterproofing

KEY OFFICERS:

Mr. Basim Ziadeh, Chairman
Mr. Ousama Fansa, CEO
Mr. James Wickes, Director
Mr. Karim A. Souaid, Director
Mr. Nabeih Aljehani, General Manager (Saudi)

CONTACT DETAILS:

Roots Group UK
23 Eyot Gardens,
London W6 9TR
T: +44 2 8748 3475
E-mail: info@rootsgroupuk.com
www.rootsgroupuk.com

PORTFOLIO:
ROOTS GROUP UK
London, UK

STATUS:
Current

ENTRY YEAR:
May 2008

SECTOR:
Building Material and Services

INVESTMENT:
Equity – Strategic Minority