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Siam City Cement renames Holcim's former Vietnam operations

02 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd (SCCC), Thailand’s second-largest cement producer, announced it will rename its Holcim Vietnam Co into Siam City Cement Vietnam. SCCC signed an agreement in August 2016 to buy LafargeHolcim’s entire 65 per cent stake in LafargeHolcim Vietnam for US$890m. SCCC recently embarked on a strategy of building a regional asset footprint. The cement producer has already established operations in Indonesia, Cambodia and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Thailand: SCCC profits shrink

31 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Co (SCCC) posted a smaller profit for 9M16 as a result of higher financing costs, spending on acquisitions and annual shutdowns. CEO, Siva Mahasandana, said the net sales for 9M16 stood at THB24.8bn (US$708.4m), a five per cent increase from the THB23.7bn registered in the same period of 2015. Net profit fell 16 per cent YoY from THB3.6m to THB3m in the period under review. SCCC recently acquired a Sri Lankan cement manufacturer Holcim (Lanka) Ltd with the deal complet...

Semen Indonesia: unsuccessful Holcim (Lanka) bid will not deter from ASEAN expansion

29 September 2016, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk's director, Rizkan Chandra, has claimed that Siam City's bid for Holcim (Lanka) Ltd was "an outrageous price". Siam City Cement won 99 per cent of the Holcim Lanka shares for US$400m. "We lost the tender in Sri Lanka because Siam City Cement bid an outrageous price," said Mr Chandra to CNN Indonesia. "The price Siam City paid was an anomaly. The lowest price by one of the seven other bidders was US$240m," he explained. The director disclosed that ...

Vietnam: multiple mergers and acquisitions

05 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement (SCCC) is set to purchase 65 per cent of the stakes in LafargeHolcim Vietnam in a deal valued at US$524m. The acquisition is due to be completed in the 4Q once all administrative procedures are completed. This is not the first Thai purchase of Vietnamese cement operations. In 2012 SCG Cement bought Buu Long cement plant in the Dong Nai province. SCG has been developing multiple projects in the country, purchasing stakes in a range of building materials manufacturers,such ...

Siam City Cement targets regional expansion

05 August 2016, Published under Cement News

In the last few weeks, Thailand's second-largest cement producer, Siam City Cement (SCCC), has made a significant series of acquisitions to expand its overseas cement portfolio, including its capture of Cemex Bangladesh , Holcim Lanka and a 65 per cent share of LafargeHolcim Vietnam . A stimulus for the increased acquisition plans came when Holcim sold its shares in the Thai cement producer in March 2015, enabling Singapore-based Jardine Cycle & Carriage to buy a 24.9 per cent share i...

Siam City Cement acquires Cemex Bangladesh

28 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement, one of Thailand’s largest cement producers, acquired Cemex Cement Bangladesh Ltd on Tuesday. The Cemex operations are now known as Siam City Cement (Bangaldesh) Ltd. A statement released by the company read, “Siam City Cement (Bangladesh) Limited aspires to bring regional experiences from the past and would like to shake hands with the potential prospects of the Bangladeshi Cement market. It believes in cementing relationship with all the relevant stakeholders and would l...

Siam City Cement to acquire Holcim Lanka

25 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement (SCC) has signed a deal to buy Sri Lankan cement company Holcim Lanka Ltd for US$400m. The acquisition will turn SCC into the market leader in Sri Lanka. SCC is anticipating that the acquisition of the 98.95 per cent stake in Holcim Lanka will be completed within two weeks of the date of agreement, while LafargeHolcim have said the transaction will be completed in 3Q16. SCC will use credit facilities from Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to fund the purchase. This latest ...

Cemex

02 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex has completed the sale of its operations in Thailand and Bangladesh to Siam City Cement for some US$53m. These operations consist of an integrated cement works near Bangkok with a capacity of 0.6Mta and a grinding centre at Nagarangonj in Bangladesh with a capacity of 0.52Mta.

Cemex sells its Bangladesh operations to Siam City

27 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex has closed the sale of its operations in Bangladesh and Thailand to Siam City Cement for approximately US$53m.The proceeds obtained from this transaction will be used mainly for debt reduction and for general corporate purposes.

Cambodia: work begins on Kampot cement plant

23 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Work started last weekend on Cambodia’s largest cement plant, which will be built in Kampot province with an investment of US$262m by Chip Mong Insee Cement. Chip Mong Insee is a joint venture with Thailand’s Siam City Cement and was formed in December 2012. The new plant will have a cement capacity of 5000tpd. Leang Khun, the president of Chip Mong Group, said during a ceremony at the site that the new works has been designed to international standards and will also utilise energy-saving ...