Availability of a Prospectus

18 July 2008

Lafarge makes available to the public to the public, in accordance with the provisions of regulations currently in force, a prospectus for the listing on Euronext Paris of 22,500,000 new shares issued in favor of N.N.S. Holding Sàrl on March 27, 2008.

The prospectus has received the visa No.08-153 from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (A.M.F.) on July 16, 2008. It includes:

  • the French 2007 Annual report (Document de Référence) of Lafarge as filed with the A.M.F. on March 28, 2008 under No. D.08-0169,
  • the update in French of the French 2007 Annual report (Document de Référence) as filed with the A.M.F. on July 16, 2008 under No. D.08-0169-A01,
  • a note d’opération in French (which includes a summary of the prospectus).


Notes to editors

Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With 90,000 employees in 76 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 17.6 billion and net income of Euros 1.9 billion in 2007.

Lafarge is the only company in the construction materials sector to be listed in the 2008 ‘100 Global Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’. Lafarge has been committed to sustainable development for many years, pursuing a strategy that combines industrial know-how with performance, value creation, respect for employees and local cultures, environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources and energy. To make advances in building materials, Lafarge places the customer at the heart of its concerns. It offers the construction industry and the general public innovative solutions bringing greater safety, comfort and quality to their everyday surroundings.

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