GBL Bought EUR104m worth of Lafarge shares June 20

GBL Bought EUR104m worth of Lafarge shares June 20
Published: 03 July 2008

Belgian Financier Albert Frere’s holding company Groupe Bruxelles Lambert acquired EUR104m worth of shares in Lafarge June 20, according to a filing with French stock exchange authority Autorite des Marches Financiers Wednesday.
 
According to the filing, GBL acquired EUR104m worth of shares at EUR103.50 a share June 20.
 
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert is an entity linked to Lafarge board members Thierry de Rudder and Paul Desmarais Jr.
 
In a letter filed by the AMF April 22, GBL said it held 20.88% of the voting rights in Lafarge and 18.6% of its capital.
 
According to a separate filing with the AMF Wednesday, GBL June 20 sold a total of EUR233.560m worth of Lafarge put options.