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CRH back on the acquisition trail

06 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Financial analysts have been predicting for some time that CRH was likely to hit the acquisition trail again to bolster its portfolio. The recent US focus to target Ash Grove Cement and Suwanee America Cement will reshape the North American cement landscape, subject to Ash Grove and Suwanee shareholder and regulatory approvals. Debt reduction The Irish company had been lowering its debt since the EUR7.8bn it shelled out on buying assets from former Lafarge and Holcim facilities in 201...

CRH said to be closing in on Suwanee America acquisition

03 October 2017, Published under Cement News

CRH Plc is nearing an agreement to acquire Florida-based cement company Suwannee American Cement LLC from Votorantim Cimentos SA and Anderson Columbia Co, according to Bloomberg. The companies could announce an agreement this week, acording to the news seervice cources. The deal may value Suwannee at about US$750m. While talks are advanced, they could still be delayed or fall apart and the valuation could change. The planned acquisition follows a string of deals for CRH, which last month a...

Votorantim Cimentos to sell stake in Suwannee American

28 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Brazil-based Votorantim Cimentos is to sell its 50 per cent stake in Suwannee American Cement (SAC), located in northern Florida, USA. The sale is part of Votorantim’s strategy of prioritising assets and reducing its debt. SAC supplies cement to the construction markets of Florida and southern Georgia from its 1Mta Branford plant. Although the plant was in the path of Hurricane Irma, it has remained largely unaffected, according to information obtained by ICR. Thanks to precautions ta...