14 February 2008

Ad hoc: HeidelbergCement announces terms of the capital increase

Following its resolution of 16 January 2008, the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement AG has resolved, with the approval of the Supervisory Board, the following terms to implement a cash capital increase out of the authorised capital: VEM Vermögensverwaltung GmbH, Dresden/Germany, a Merckle group company, will subscribe for 5 million new shares at a close to stock market subscription price of EUR 102.50 per share. By this capital increase, the company expects cash proceeds of EUR 512.5 million on 19 February 2008. The proceeds will be used to refinance current debts.

Heidelberg, 14 February 2008

HeidelbergCement AG
The Managing Board


Ad hoc announcement pursuant to § 15 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)

Andreas Schaller

Group Spokesman, Director Group Communication & Investor Relations
Tel: 
+49 6221 481 13249
Fax: 
+49 6221 481 13217
HeidelbergCement AG
Berliner Straße 6
69120 Heidelberg
Germany