Roofing supplier expanding into BR

Roofing Supply Group LLC, a national wholesale distributer of roofing supplies and related materials based in Dallas, is opening a location in Baton Rouge.

It also is expanding into The Woodlands, Texas, to serve the Houston area and give it 17 branches in the southwest region.

The Baton Rouge location will be led by branch manager Bobby Freedman.

The company said its expansion plans include organic growth, opening of new locations and potential acquisitions. The two branches lift its 2014 expansion to seven locations.

Roofing Supply Group LLC is a portfolio company of private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC. RSG has more than 70 locations in 24 states.

Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of more than $18 billion in 56 businesses with an aggregate transaction value of about $90 billion. The firm has offices in New York and London.