Ibstock Plc is a brick making business. The company was founded in 1899 at Ibstock in Leicestershire as a coal mining business and bought Redland's brick manufacturing business in 1996. A majority stake in the business was acquired by CRH in 1998 with the balance of the shares being bought by CRH in October 2011. The business was then acquired by Bain Capital as part of a management buyout in February 2015. It was the subject of an initial public offering in October 2015.