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Holcim and Cemex close their series of transactions in Europe

January 06, 2015

Holcim and Cemex today announce the successful closure of their series of transactions in Europe.

Holcim acquired Cemex’s operations in western Germany and the Netherlands while Cemex took over Holcim Czech Republic with all its subsidiaries in the country. In Spain, Cemex purchased Holcim’s Gador cement plant and Yeles grinding station, while Holcim keeps its remaining operations.

As a result of the transactions, Cemex paid Holcim EUR 45 million in cash. Holcim expects sustainable additional operating EBITDA of at least EUR 10 million on a yearly basis.

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Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority interests in around 70 countries on all continents.

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