Lafarge Public Share Offering completed
By Andrew Macklin
July 8, 2015 – As of July 7, 2015, a total of 252,230,673 shares, representing 87.46 percent of the share capital and at least 81.47 percent of the voting rights of Lafarge S.A. have been tendered to the Offer.
The success of the Offer was subject to the condition that a minimum acceptance threshold of 2/3 of Lafarge’s share capital or voting rights be reached by Holcim Ltd. Final results shall be published by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) on July 9, 2015.
The result reflects the confidence of shareholders in the future company. Both companies are very pleased with this positive outcome as it paves the way towards completion of the merger.