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Shree Cement budgets for United Cement acquisition

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement plans a capital expenditure of INR35,000m (US$519.1m) in the current financial year including INR20,000m on the completion of the deal to acquire UAE-based United Cement Co PSC. The management of Shree Cement, led by managing director HM Bangur, has historically avoided taking over existing capacity because it is of the view that it can set up plants ground up at a much lower cost, reported Livemint. Shree will spend at least INR15,000m in the current financial year to acquire...

Lafarge to acquire complete control of Unicem

11 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Nigerian Cement Holdings said on Monday it had entered into an agreement with Flour Mills of Nigeria to purchase a 30 per cent stake in United Cement Company of Nigeria Ltd (Unicem). The deal will give Lafarge's Nigerian Cement Holdings complete control of the country's third-largest cement manufacturer, Reuters reported. "Pursuant to the agreement, a first 15 per cent tranche would be acquired in the first quarter of 2015, while the second 15 per cent tranche is scheduled to be ac...