Camargo Correa bids for Cimpor

Camargo Correa bids for Cimpor
Published: 02 April 2012


Camargo Correa has announced a €2480m bid for Cimpor at €5.50 per share, a 10% premium on the pre-offer share price. InterCement Austria, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Camargo Correa is being used as the bid vehicle. Camargo Correa is currently the sixth-largest cement producer in Brazil, and market leader in Argentina, while Cimpor is the number four in Brazil. Together, the two companies would form the second largest in Brazil, but would still be less than a third of the size of market leader Votorantim.

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