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FCC gives cement unit EUR100m loan

12 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Spanish builder FCC said on Thursday it has given its Cementos Portland unit a EUR100m (US$129m) transitory loan as part of the cement arm's refinancing agreement with its creditors. Separately, Cementos Portland said it may consider following through with capital hike plans in 2013 if market conditions are suitable (Source: Reuters)

FCC to delay Giant Cement sale, USA

26 March 2012, Published under Cement News

FCC is to delay the planned sale of its US-based Giant Cement Holding division while the Spanish construction major focuses on debt refinancing of Cements Portland Valderivvas, Dow Jones reports. FCC owns nearly 70 per cent of Cements Portland, which in turn owns Giant Cement. FCC had previously said it planned to sell Giant by the end of the first quarter but has now changed the timeline, FCC chairman and CEO Baldomero Falcones Jacquotot told Dow Jones in an interview, stating that FCC i...

FCC may delay sale of US unit

24 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Fomento de Construcciones & Contratas SA (FCC) of Spain may delay the sale of its US business after receiving offers below expectations, El Confidencial reports. FCC had wanted EUR600m for the unit, however, potential buyers do not see economic recovery yet that will revive cement demand, the newspaper noted, citing unidentified sources.