CEMEX reaches binding agreement to divest aggregates and Ready-Mix assets in Germany
March 19, 2019
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has reached a binding agreement to sell its aggregates and ready-mix assets in the North and North-West regions of Germany to GP Günter Papenburg AG for approximately €87 million.
CEMEX currently expects to sign a final agreement for the sale of assets during April 2019 and close this divestment during the second quarter of 2019.
The assets in Germany being divested consist of 4 aggregates quarries and 4 ready-mix facilities in North Germany, and 9 aggregates quarries and 14 ready-mix facilities in North-West Germany.
The proceeds expected to be obtained from this divestment will be used mainly for debt reduction and for general corporate purposes.
The closing of this transaction is subject to the satisfaction of standard conditions for this type of transactions, which includes authorization by regulators.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.
For more information on CEMEX, please visit: www.cemex.com
For more information on GP Günter Papenburg AG, please visit: www.gp.ag/gp-ag/start/
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