GBL Bought EUR42.62m Worth Of Lafarge Shares Sep 26-30

GBL Bought EUR42.62m Worth Of Lafarge Shares Sep 26-30
Published: 06 October 2008

Belgian Financier Albert Frere’s holding company, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, bought a total of EUR42.62 million worth of shares in French cement company Lafarge SA (12053.FR) between Sept. 26 and Sept. 30, according to filings Friday with French stock exchange regulator Autorite des Marches Financiers.

According to the filings, GBL bought EUR20.52 million worth of shares at EUR76.28 a share Sept. 26; EUR7.47m worth at EUR74.68 a share Sept. 29; and EUR14.63 million worth at EUR73.18 a share Sept. 30.

The purchases were made on the Euronext market, according to the filings.

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert is an entity linked to Lafarge board members Thierry de Rudder, Gerald Frere and Paul Desmarais Jr.