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Holcim closes sale of India business

16 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has closed the sale of its business in India to the Adani Group. The deal includes Holcim’s stake in Ambuja Cement at a share price of INR385 (US$4.82) and in ACC at a share price of INR2300, resulting in cash proceeds for Holcim of US$6.4bn, according to Dow Jones. Holcim held a 63.11 per cent stake in Ambuja Cement, which owns 50.05 per cent of ACC, along with a 4.48 per cent direct stake in ACC.  Jan Jenisch, CEO, Holcim, said, “I would like to thank our 10,700 Indian coll...

Adani plans management shake-up following takeover

12 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Gautam Adani, his son Karan and his nephew Pranav, are expected to join the management boards of ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements . As part of an overhaul of the top management of both companies, following their takeover by the Adani Group , some existing members of the boards are expected to step down, including the following board members at Ambuja Cements: N S Sekhsaria, chairman, Jan Jenisch, vice chairman, Neeraj Akhoury, managing director and CEO, and Martin Kriegner, director – one sour...

Ambuja Cement reports 18% revenue growth

20 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement has reported revenue of INR39.58bn (US$495.2m) in the April-June 2022 quarter, compared to INR33.42bn in the same quarter a year earlier. EBITDA over the same period fell from INR9.6bn to INR6.85bn, impacted by a significant rise in fuel prices, although this has been partly mitigated by the company's efficiency initiatives under its 'I CAN' programme. Total expenses expanded from INR25.65bn in the April-June 2021 quarter to INR34.87bn in the same quarter this year, with power ...

India: beyond the headwinds

03 November 2020, Published under Cement News

India has become the second-worst affected country by the COVID-19 health crisis. Consequently, construction activity has taken a hit and cement demand saw a dramatic collapse in the April-June 2020 quarter. As the pandemic continues to play out, ICR assesses the impact on domestic cement producers and prospects for recovery. As COVID-19 exerts unprecedented stress on India’s cement industry, ICR looks at the latest available data to date for the April-June 2020 period and...

Ambuja Cement and ACC fund NGOs to tackle COVID-19

28 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd and ACC Ltd  (LafargeHolcim group) have collectively contributed INR3.3m (US$0.43m) to three non-government organisations (NGOs) to support daily-wagers, migrant labour, slum-dwellers and the homeless stranded across the country on account of the lockdown.    Ambuja Cement and ACC are supporting Goonj, an NGO renowned for being on the forefront of disaster relief with expertise in material management, as well as Praja Foundation and Mumbai Roti Bank, who are working exten...

Ambuja Cement of India profit grows in FY19

02 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement Ltd of India has reported an increase in total income of 3.1 per cent and profit after tax (PAT) advance of 2.8 per cent during FY19, despite an increase of 0.6 per cent in operating expenses, according to detailed stand-alone financial result released recently.   The total income increased to INR120.94bn (US$1.586bn) in 2019 from INR117.32bn in the year-ago period. PAT reached to INR15.29bn in 2019 from INR14.78bn in 2018. Operating expenses increased from INR94.65bn in 2018 t...

Ambuja Cement sees revenue up 6% in the 4Q19

21 February 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cement (LafargeHolcim) has reported a 47.6 per cent YoY decline in consolidated net profit to INR7.22bn (US$100.4m) for the December 2019 quarter, against INR13.78bn in the year-ago period. Revenue from operations was up six per cent YoY to INR71.26bn from INR67.29bn. The company also saw stand-alone sales volumes advance 6.7 per cent YoY to 6.54Mt in the 4Q19. "Ambuja continued its growth momentum and delivered yet another strong quarter, driven by a robust topline perf...

India’s demand growth shifts gear

11 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The April-June 2019 quarter saw India’s cement growth slow, putting the brakes on a long spell of double-digit advances. Higher cement prices and lower input costs have helped support producer profit margins, but with no immediate demand recovery in sight, government infrastructure and affordable housing projects are the main beacons of light. The Indian cement sector has seen another interesting quarter with the economy and pace of cement consumption slowing, the sustainability of...

Ambuja Cement sees 1% rise in net sales for 3Q19

23 October 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cement (LafargeHolcim) reported a modest decline in standalone sales volumes to 5.23Mt in the 3Q19, compared with 5.456Mt in the year-ago period. However, net sales climbed 1.3 per cent YoY to INR25.56bn (US$360.48m) and EBITDA advanced 22.9 per cent to INR4.4bn. Profit after tax increased 31.3 per cent to INR2.35bn from INR1.79bn. "In the backdrop of general slowdown in economy and subdued construction activity, Ambuja has delivered yet another quarter of good EBITDA and ...

Ambuja Cement records 1.2% increase in standalone net sales

29 July 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cement (LafargeHolcim) has announced a 1.2 per cent YoY increase in standalone net sales to INR57.59bn (US$834m) for the 1H19. EBITDA rose 2.9 per cent to INR11.62bn from INR11.29bn. However, sales volumes fell to 12.19Mt from 12.59Mt. In the second quarter, net sales declined 0.5 per cent to INR29.12bn against INR29.27bn in the year-ago period. However, EBITDA advanced 12.2 per cent to INR6.98bn from INR6.22bn. Sales volumes decreased to 5.82Mt from 6.37Mt in the 2Q18. "Am...