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HeidelbergCement turned down merger with Holcim

06 April 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement turned down a merger with Holcim, following discussions in late 2013 between Holcim chairman Rolf Soiron and HeidelbergCement’s biggest shareholder, Ludwig Merckle, who owns 25 per cent of HeidelbergCement shares through the family-run Spohn Cement, according to reports in SonntagsZeitung newspaper. "Right before the talks with Lafarge, Soiron discussed a merger with Heidelberg," the Swiss newspaper quoted one of the sources as saying. "Heidelberg declined it, though, becau...