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Gulf Cement receives approval to withdraw from Boursa Kuwait

14 September 2020, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Gulf Cement Co, once dually listed on Boursa Kuwait and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), has obtained approval from Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority to withdraw from the former. The last day for the trading of the company's shares on Boursa Kuwait will be on Monday, 14 December 2020, according to the company's disclosure to the ADX.

Cemex España seeks authorisation for Cemex Latam public offering

08 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex España has requested the authorisation of the Financial Superintendency of Colombia (SFC) to begin a public offering of every ordinary and outstanding share of Cemex Latam registered in the National Register of Securities and Issuers of Colombia and the Colombian Securities Exchange. The public offering is expected to be addressed to all Cemex Latam shareholders, with the exception of those owned by Cemex España or Cemex Latam. The bid review is estimated to take between 2-4 weeks. ...

CIMERWA set to list shares on stock exchange

30 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Rwandan cement producer CIMERWA is set to list its shares on the Rwandan Stock Exchange on 3 August, the company said in a press statement. Each share is trading at RWF120 (US¢12.6), the government expects to raise a total of RWF41.3bn. The step is part of the government to sell its stake in the cement company, joining other shareholders that have expressed an interest in exiting from the business. The government owns a stake through Agaciro Development Fund, Rwanda Social Security Board, ...

Penna Cement secures approval for IPO

04 June 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Penna Cement Industries Ltd has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to float an initial public offering (IPO). The company’s proposed IPO size is INR15.5bn (US$223.7m), with the offer comprising of fresh shares worth INR13bn and INR2.5bn of shares from the promoter, PR Cement Holdings Ltd. The company is expected to use INR10bn of the fresh net proceeds to repay or make advance payment of its debt besides using an undisclosed amount towards gene...

Cevian Capital announces stake in CRH

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Europe's largest activist investor, Cevian Capital, has announced that it has built up a stake in CRH to become its second-biggest individual investor. "The group has many strong positions in attractive markets and we are convinced that CRH's assets could become significantly more valuable," Christer Gardell, managing partner of Cevian, disclosed to Reuters. The exact size of Cevian’s holding is unknown, however a stake of almost three per cent, worth around EUR600m, would be necessary t...

Nassef Sawiris reduces stake in LafargeHolcim

10 January 2019, Published under Cement News

One of LafargeHolcim’s biggest shareholders, Nassef Sawiris, reduced his stake in the company by nearly 1.6m shares in December 2018. The shares had a value of over CHF66m (US$67.5m), according to a report by Handelszeitung. Mr Sawiris now holds just under 21m shares in the company, representing just over three per cent. He was once the third-largest shareholder behind Thomas Schmidheiny and Belgium’s Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL).

CRH launches phase three of share buy-back

21 November 2018, Published under Cement News

On 25 April 2018 CRH plc announced its intention to buy back ordinary shares of up to EUR1bn in the following 12 months. Having completed buy back phases one and two, returning EUR700m to shareholders the third buy back phase is now in operation to repurchase ordinary shares for a maximum consideration of EUR100m. The Phase 3 Programme will commence today, 20 November 2018, and will end no later than 31 December 2018. Under the terms of the Phase 3 Programme, ordinary shares will be repurc...

Buzzi Unicem continues share buyback

23 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has announced that it acquired 1,116,000 ordinary treasury shares during the 15-19 October period. The company acquired the shares for a total consideration of EUR18,899,938 at an average price of EUR16.9. It now holds 3.085m ordinary shares and 29,290 saving shares as of 19 October, equivalent to 1.51 per cent of the issued share capital.

Buzzi Unicem begins share buyback scheme

18 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Buzzi Unicem has announced the commencement of a share buyback programme, with the company able to repurchase up to 7m ordinary and saving shares. The plans are intended to provide the company with an instrument for liquidity investment, according to a press release. The programme will be completed within 18 months from the date at which authorisation was received on 10 May 2018 at the shareholders' meeting. The company currently owns 50,000 ordinary shares and 29,290 saving shares...

Wagners' share price rises 25% on first day

11 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Wagners had a successful opening day on the Australian Securities Exchange with shares rising by 25 per cent, according to SBS News. The new listing now has a market value of AUD549m (US$412m). Wagners is the largest independent cement manufacturer and supplier in southeast Queensland, with approximately one third of the market. The company has 450 domestic and international customers.