Holcim places 99.9 per cent of new shares

Holcim places 99.9 per cent of new shares
Published: 24 May 2006

Holcim has sold 99.9 per cent of the new shares issued under its latest SFr1.7bn rights issue, the Swiss cement maker’s UBS Investment bank announced.   In total, 21.055m shares were issued and trading in the new shares starts today, the bank said.  Settlement of the new shares is due on May 30, it added.