HANCOCK LUMBER COMPANY, INC.

Leaders advises Hancock Lumber on its acquisition of assets of Marriner Lumber
September 1, 2004

Leaders advises Hancock Lumber on its acquisition of assets of Marriner Lumber

Leaders advised the owners of Hancock Lumber Company in the acquisition of Marriner Lumber.  Marriner Lumber, founded by Everett Marriner as a portable sawmill operation in the early 1930's, has retail lumber yards in Brunswick, Wiscasset and Damariscotta and also owns Falmouth Ace Hardware and is the largest ACE hardware dealer in Maine. Hancock Lumber is a 6th generation family business established in 1848. The Hancock family of businesses currently includes timberlands, sawmills and retail lumberyards in Maine.