November 19, 2017 12:01 AM ET

Construction Materials

Company Overview of Lafarge S.A.

Company Overview

Lafarge S.A. produces and sells building materials worldwide. The company offers a range of cement and hydraulic binders, including Portland and masonry cements; and white cement, oil-well cements, road surfacing binders, etc. for specific applications. It also provides a range of aggregates, such as gravel, broken gravel, and sand for use as raw materials in concrete, masonry, and asphalt; and as base materials for roads, landfills, and building applications. In addition, the company offers ready-mix concrete comprising ultra-high performance fiber reinforced concrete, self-filling and self-levelling concrete, decorative concrete, insulating concrete, pervious concrete, etc., as well as asp...

61, rue des Belles Feuilles

Paris,  75116


Founded in 1833

61,777 Employees


33 1 44 34 11 11


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Key Executives for Lafarge S.A.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 58
Chief Executive Officer of Llafarge Africa Plc and Managing Director of Llafarge Africa Plc
Age: 60
Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 66
Senior Vice President of Finance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Lafarge S.A. Key Developments

Federal Trade Commission Approves Amendments to Divestiture Order in Lafargeholcim Ltd. Merger

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application from LaFargeHolcim Ltd. to amend several agreements that were part of a 2015 FTC order settling charges that the $25 billion merger of Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge S.A. would likely harm competition in the United States. Under the order, the Commission required the parties to divest cement plants, quarries, terminals and other assets in 12 U.S. states and several locations in Canada. In the application, LaFargeHolcim Ltd. stated that the amendments to a barging agreement and a throughput agreement were necessary to resolve a dispute between LafargeHolcim and divestiture buyer Essroc Cement Corp. The Commission vote to approve the application was 2-0.

Anhui Conch In Talks To Buy Lafarge's India Assets

Anhui Conch Cement Co. Ltd. is in talks over takeover with Lafarge S.A. Investors of intent will start assets audits and launch offers in July 2016.

Lafarge Reportedly Faces Obstacle For Sale Of India Business

Lafarge S.A. is reported to have been facing new obstacles for the sale of its India business (Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd.). Merger control regulations have disallowed to sell its assets to Indian companies and Lafarge will likely have to look for buyers globally. Sources stated that due to market concentration norms put out by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Indian companies cannot be in fray for the business. CRH plc (ISE:CRG) and a couple of private equity players are known to be interested in the business.

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