Kenya: UltraTech in the race to buy stake in ARM?

Kenya: UltraTech in the race to buy stake in ARM?
Published: 13 January 2016


UltraTech Cement is said to be eyeing a controlling stake in ARM Cement of Kenya, a Nairobi-based newspaper reported.


According to the report, the Indian cement producer UltraTech Cement is in the race to acquire a controlling stake in Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed ARM Cement, in which it could buy convertible preference shares of up to US$125m (KES12.7bn).

ARM announced 23 December it is in talks with an unidentified institutional investor about a US$125m investment.