Lafarge is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in the manufacturing of construction materials. Co. operates through four business divisions: The Cement division; The Aggregates & Concrete Division; The Roofing division; and The Gypsum division.
Monday, Jun 242013, 8:07 AMFrance-based Lafarge (LFGEF.PK), the world's biggest provider of cement, is reportedly close to selling its North American gypsum operations to P-E firm Lone Star in a deal worth about $700M. Other funds were also interested in the unit, which produces plasterboard and generates EBITDA of around $75M. |Monday, Jun 242013, 8:07 AM| Comment!