Lafarge Says Up to 15% of New Group to Be Divested

April 7 (Bloomberg) -- Bruno Lafont, chief executive officer of Lafarge SA, and Rolf Soiron, chairman of Holcim Ltd., talk with reporters in Paris about the agreement to form the world's largest cement maker as they prepare to sell assets worth 5 billion euros ($6.9 billion) in revenue to win regulatory approval for the biggest European merger this year. (Source: Bloomberg)
SABMiller Sold in Principle to AB InBev for $106 Billion
03:51 - Anheuser-Busch InBev NV agreed to buy SABMiller Plc for almost 69 billion pounds ($106 billion) to clinch a record industry deal after several rejections, creating a brewer that will account for a third of all beer sales globally. The Budweiser maker will pay 44 pounds a share in cash for a majority of the shares in its nearest competitor, the companies said in a statement Tuesday, gaining brands such as Peroni and Grolsch and giving it control of about half the industry’s profit.
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