Looking forward to growth

Published 09 September 2015

15 July 2015 saw the official launch day of LafargeHolcim, the merger between building materials giants, Lafarge and Holcim, which brings into being a world leader with 386.5Mta of cement production capacity installed across the globe.

Since Holcim and Lafarge revealed their merger plans on 7 April 2014, both companies have put in considerable effort to lay the foundations of a balanced partnership and avoid the proverbial clash of titans. They divested some of their assets to meet regulatory requirements as well as to some extent renegotiated parts of the deal, specifically their share exchange ratios.

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