Stella-Jones signs definitive agreement for McFarland Cascade acquisition

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Stella-Jones Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire the shares of McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc., a provider of treated wood products based in the state of Washington.

On Nov. 2, 2012, Stella-Jones signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire McFarland. The definitive agreement provides for a purchase price of approximately $250 million, up from the $230 million previously disclosed, as a result of an increase of approximately $14 million in delivered working capital and other applicable purchase price adjustments.

Closing of the acquisition is expected to occur on or about Nov. 30, 2012 and is subject to customary closing conditions.

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