Holcim - March 2015

Holcim has sold its remaining 27.5 per cent stake in Siam City Cement for CHF655m (EUR624m) in a share placement that will yield a CHF465m (EUR348m) profit. A 24.9 per cent stake went to a member of the Hong Kong-based Jardine Matheson group and the remaining shares were places with institutional investors. Siam City Cement has a cement capacity of 14.5Mta at its Saraburi works, which employs in excess of 4000 people.

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