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April 9 Important Updates For Exams

  • Swiss cement firm Holcim is set to acquire its french rival and the world’s largest cement manufacturer Lafarge.
    • The new firm called LafargeHolcim will be based in Switzerland.
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Holcim, Lafarge agree to merger to create cement giant

PARIS/ZURICH — Holcim of Swizerland unveiled a deal to buy France’s Lafarge on Monday to create the world’s biggest cement maker, with $44 billion of annual sales, and launch asset sales worldwide to steer it over antitrust hurdles. 999 more words


Banks May Reap $100 Million From Lafarge-Holcim Merger

Manuel Baigorri and Francois de Beaupuy,  Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), Rothschild and Zaoui & Co. are among banks that may split as much as $100 million in fees for their roles advising on the merger of… 293 more words


Venture Kamloops study points to 'weakness' of current city tax ratios, say major industries

NEWS — A recent economic impact study by Venture Kamloops strengthens the case for lowering major industries’ share of the tax burden, say industry representatives. 262 more words

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Holcim and Lafarge Approve Merger to Create Largest Cement Maker

Holcim Ltd. (HOLN) and Lafarge SA (LG), which plan to merge to create the world’s biggest cement maker, will likely be led by the French company’s chief executive officer, Bruno Lafont, according to people familiar with the matter. 16 more words