Blackstone, CVC reportedly among bidders for Lafarge and Holcim assets

Blackstone, CVC reportedly among bidders for Lafarge and Holcim assets
Published: 15 January 2015


Groups led by Blackstone Group LP and CVC Capital Partners Ltd have submitted bids for assets put up for sale by Lafarge and Holcim, according to reports by Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

Blackstone teamed up with Cinven Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, while CVC made a bid with Singapore’s sovereign-wealth fund GIC, the undisclosed sources said.

CRH, the Dublin-based building-materials company, is also reported to be among those who have submitted  bids for the assets up for sale.