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- United States Federal Trade Commission provides clearance for proposed acquisition of Italcementi
- European Commission provides clearance for proposed acquisition of Italcementi
- HeidelbergCement issues a Eurobond with a volume of €750 million
19 June 2016
On Friday, 17 June, HeidelbergCement AG and Italcementi S.p.A. reached an agreement with the United States Federal Trade Commission to allow the companys’ merger to proceed on schedule. The proposed divestment of operations in the US, primarily consisting of Italcementi’s Martinsburg, West Virginia cement plant and up to eleven terminals, was accepted by the Federal Trade Commission. All competition approvals necessary for closing the Italcementi acquisition have now been obtained.
26 May 2016
Today, HeidelbergCement has received clearance from the European Commission for the acquisition of Italcementi. The proposed divestment of operations in Belgium, primarily consisting of Italcementi’s Belgian subsidiary Compagnie des Ciments Belges S.A. (CCB), which addresses the competition concerns in Europe, was accepted by the European Commission. The decision of the US regulator FTC is still pending.
25 May 2016
Refinancing needs for Italcementi acquisition largely covered - Today, HeidelbergCement priced a Eurobond issue (ISIN XS1425274484) under its €10 billion EMTN programme with an issuance volume of €750 million and a maturity date of 3 June 2024. The bond was issued at the upper end of the volume and the lower end of the coupon range. Demand was very high; the bond was more than 4 times oversubscribed.