Beacon Roofing Supply Announces Acquisition of Lookout Supply Company of Chattanooga, Tennessee

December 15, 2009

PEABODY, Mass., Dec 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: BECN) ("Beacon") announced today that it has acquired Lookout Supply Company ("Lookout"), a distributor of roofing systems and related accessories with one branch in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Steve Persinger, President of Lookout who will continue with Lookout as part of Beacon's regional leadership team, stated, "We are very pleased to be joining Beacon not only because of its size and reputation in the industry but because Beacon shares Lookout's belief that success comes from hard work and a commitment to your employees and customers. This is a very exciting time for us."

Pat Murphy, Sr. Vice President of Beacon's Southeast Region, which includes Beacon's Tennessee locations, emphasized the strategic fit of the Lookout acquisition and the compatibility of the two companies and stated, "Lookout provides Beacon with an excellent opportunity to enhance our current presence in Tennessee and to enter the Chattanooga market. Equally important is that Lookout shares Beacon's core values of integrity, loyalty and a commitment to its employees and customers."

About Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products operating 173 branches in 37 states in the United States and in three provinces in Eastern Canada. Website:

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.


SOURCE: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

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