Announcements     |   13 November 2002

Completion of Acquisition of the Laminex Group

Fletcher Building Limited advises that it completed the acquisition of The Laminex Group today, following shareholder approval of the acquisition at the Company's Annual Shareholders' Meeting held yesterday, 12 November 2002.

Fletcher Building's announcement of the agreement to purchase The Laminex Group was made on 18 September 2002.

Further details on Fletcher Building Limited and The Laminex Group are available on their websites:
www.fletcherbuilding.com  www.thelaminexgroup.com.au