Lafarge SA (LAFP.PA)
ZURICH - Swiss cement maker Holcim is considering offering its shareholders a sweetener to win their approval for a planned merger with France's Lafarge , a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday without citing a source.
ZURICH, March 1 - Swiss cement maker Holcim is considering offering its shareholders a sweetener to win their approval for a planned merger with France's Lafarge , a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday without citing a source.
* Possibility of change to merger terms seen increasing (Adds details on progress of merger)
* Says clearly expects clearance of the Lafarge merger in the first half of 2015
PARIS, Feb 18 - French cement group Lafarge on Wednesday took a 385 million euro ($439 million) charge for impairment of assets in Syria and Iraq, and said it saw cement market growth of between 2 and 5 percent in 2015 with growth coming mainly in emerging markets.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, February 06 (Fitch) CRH's EUR6.5bn acquisition of assets from Holcim and Lafarge shows trade buyers continue to outbid financial sponsors for large, high-quality assets in 2015, Fitch Ratings says. The deal demonstrates that trade buyers have greater pricing power in competitive auctions, as they have lower required returns than financial sponsors. They also frequently have lower borrowing costs and greater potential to ext
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, February 05 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Switzerland-based building materials group Holcim Ltd's (Holcim) Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB' with Stable Outlook This follows the announcement that Holcim and Lafarge S.A. will jointly sell their global portfolio of assets to CRH for an enterprise value of EUR6.5bn. A full list of rating actions is provided at the end of this commentary. The affirmation ref
* Euro placing price, for institutions that have elected to settle in euros, is eur 21.85
DUBLIN - CRH has agreed to pay 6.5 billion euros ($7.4 billion) for assets from rivals Lafarge and Holcim, in a deal that will transform the Irish company into the world's third-biggest building materials supplier.
* CRH shares jump as much as 7 percent (Adds CEO, analyst, quotes, background, details, updates shares)
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