Holcim News

Holcim-Lafarge asked to divest assets in eastern India by CCI

The total cement manufacturing capacity of Holcim and Lafarge in India stood at about 67 million tonnes in 2013-14 end.

Holcim, Lafarge merge to create cement giant

Deal to close in the first half of next year, subject to regulatory approval.


'Underperform' on Ambuja Cement,Holcim rejig negative: IDFC

Ambuja Cement has received minority shareholder approval to buy Holcim’s 50.01% stake in ACC.

FIPB approves H&M,Holcim proposals; Vodafone not taken up

The FIPB today approved investment proposals of Swedish clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz AB and Swiss building materials major Holcim,but was unable to take up Vodafone’s Rs 10,141 crore proposal to acquire its Indian arm for want of comments from ministries. The decks were cleared for Hennes & Mauritz to invest Rs 720 crore to […]

Sebi examines minority stakeholder issue in Holcim,Ambuja Cements deal

Deal may give undue benefits to promoters at cost of minority shareholders.

Ambuja plunges 10.5% as brokerages question deal

Brokerages say the transaction won’t benefit minority shareholders


Ambuja Cements shares plunge 15 pct as Holcim rejigs India structure

Swiss cement-maker Holcim said it will increase stake in the company.

Holcim restructures India operations to cut costs

Holcim is to raise its stake in Ambuja Cements Ltd in a restructuring of its operations.

Holcim to raise stake in Ambuja Cements

Holcim — the world’s fourth largest cement maker based in Switzerland — on Wednesday announced a major restructuring of operations in India

Time 'ripe' for ACC-Ambuja merger

Holcim's focus on deleveraging impacts expansions at Ambuja and ACC.