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PIC reduces shareholding in PPC

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

PPC's largest shareholder, Public Investment Corp (PIC) has reduced its shareholding in the South African cement producer from 25 to 19.92 per cent. "The PIC’s disposal of shares in PPC on 28 May 2020 is part of rebalancing its listed investment portfolio in the ordinary course of the PIC’s business," said Deon Botha, the head of corporate affairs at the asset manager. PPC is in the process of finalising its results for the year-ended 31 March 2020. Due to the restrictions placed on the gr...

CRH completes fourth phase of share buyback

02 April 2019, Published under Cement News

CRH plc has completed the fourth phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further EUR200m of cash to shareholders, according to a press release. Between 2 January and 29 March 2019, 7.6m ordinary shares were repurchased on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin at an average discount of 0.6 per cent to the volume weighted average price over the period. This now brings total cash returned to shareholders under the programme to approximately EUR1bn over the last 12 months...