Votorantim Cimentos completes Cementos Balboa acquisition

Votorantim Cimentos completes Cementos Balboa acquisition
18 October 2021

Brazil-based Votorantim Cimentos, through its Spanish subsidiary Corporación Noroeste, has announced the acquisition of Cementos Balboa.

Cementos Balboa has a modern integrated cement plant located in Alconera, in the province of Badajoz, with an installed production capacity of 1.6Mta. With this facility, Votorantim Cimentos complements its current operations in Spain and expects to increase its operational efficiencies, accelerate its decarbonisation roadmap and enhance its distribution network, according to a press release.

Cementos Balboa's operations in Spain

"The acquisition of Cementos Balboa is part of our growth and positioning strategy in Spain, and it will significantly strengthen our current presence in the Iberian market," said Marcelo Castelli, Global CEO of Votorantim Cimentos.

This is the largest investment made in Spain since the company entered in 2012. With the closing of the transaction, the company will operate five integrated cement plants, two cement mills, one mortar plant and several concrete and aggregates plants, located in the regions of Andalusia, Canary Islands, Castille and León, Extremadura and Galicia.

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