CRH ‘development’ activity approaches $9 billion in watershed year
- Published: Monday, 11 January 2016 13:19
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: CRH Plc, Dublin; CP staff
Crunching numbers on deals affecting operations in North America, Europe and Asia, CRH closed 2015 with about $8.8 billion in acquisitions, and divestments netting proceeds near $1 billion. Anchoring the calendar was a $7.2 billion transaction for the lion’s share of cement, concrete and aggregate production assets Lafarge S.A. and Holcim Ltd. sold in conjunction with their July merger.