China Res Cement to buy HK$152m JV stake, China

China Res Cement to buy HK$152m JV stake, China
Published: 03 December 2004

China Resources Cement Holdings Ltd has agreed to buy a 73.5 per cent stake in a cement production joint venture from its parent China Resources (Holdings) Ltd. for HK$151.7m (US$19.4m).  

 The cement producer also said it would issue HK$800m worth of zero coupon convertible bonds due 2010 to its parent, raising funds to finance the purchase.  

The cement venture, Guangxi Pingnan China Resources Yufeng Cement Co. Ltd., operates a 5,000tpd clinker production line which is equivalent to an annual cement production capacity of 1.9Mt.