Bondholder Q&A

Find the answers to some key questions regarding our credit situation on our Q&A page.

What is the ultimate parent company of the Holcim Group?

Holcim Ltd (formerly LafargeHolcim Ltd) is the ultimate parent company of the Holcim Group. Holcim Ltd is domiciled in Switzerland and is a company limited by shares (Aktiengesellschaft) incorporated in Switzerland under Swiss law. Holcim Ltd’s shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and Euronext Paris.

What are the most important debt issuing entities within the Holcim Group?

The Holcim Group has a number of debt issuing entities, of which the main entities are:

  • Holcim Helvetia Finance Ltd
  • Holcim Ltd
  • Holcim Finance (Luxembourg) S.A.
  • Holcim US Finance S.à r.l. & Cie S.C.S.
  • Holcim Sterling finance (Netherlands) B.V.

The purpose of these entities is to act as finance companies on behalf of the Holcim Group.

Where are the Holcim Group’s debt instruments listed?

Holcim Group’s debt instruments are mainly listed on the Swiss (SIX) and Luxembourg (LuxSE) stock exchanges. Some debt instruments are not listed on any stock exchange and are traded over-the-counter.

What is the Holcim Group’s rating target?

The Holcim Group commits to a strong investment grade rating.

Do the Holcim Group's debt instruments have change of control covenants?

Yes, some of the Holcim Group's debt instruments have change of control covenants. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the respective debt instruments for more information in this respect.