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Jul 2015
HeidelbergCement to acquire stake in Italcementi

Complementary exposure for the two groups


Apr 2015
Holcim sought a tie up with HeidelbergCement

Deal would have resulted in a merger of equals


Jun 2012
HeidelbergCement stocking up on liquidity

Firm says it may use the cash to buffer itself if Eurozone crisis deepens.


Nov 2010
HeidelbergCement concerned at Ludwig Merckle’s stake

Businessman's current shareholding crosses ceiling mark of 25% by 0.11%


Sep 2009
Share sale leaves Merckle with 25% of HeidelbergCement

Ludwig Merckle's stake in HeidelbergCement sharply down after share sale. UniCredit also reducing its stake.  ...


Jul 2009
HVB controls 6.4% of HeidelbergCement

Germany's HVB bank controlling 6.4% HeidelbergCement's shares, following a loan-for-shares swap deal with the Merckles.  ...


Apr 2009
HeidelbergCement-owner's banks sign standstill agreement

HeidelbergCement's controlling owner - the Merckle family - obtained a an extension of bridge financing from its lenders in order to have additional time to evaluate the assets in preparation for a sale ...


Mar 2009
HeidelbergCement owners seeking bridge loan while evaluating options

HeidelbergCement’s majority owners, the Merckle family, is looking for an extension of bridge financing to allow it time to fully evaluate its assets in preparation for a sale as a March 31 deadline looms. ...


Mar 2009
Merckle unlikely to attract €3BN target investment

The Merckle family is unlikely to attract the €2 billion to €3 billion equity investment that it had been looking to raise from the sale of a stake in HeidelbergCement. [$]  ...


Mar 2009
Heidelberg bids due mid-month

Final bids to acquire a stake in Heidelberg Cement are said to be due around mid-March. [$]


Jan 2009
S&P downgrades HeidelbergCement's credit rating

On Friday Standard & Poor cut its long-term corporate credit rating on German cement producer HeidelbergCement.


Jan 2009
Heidelberg gets temporary relief with bridge loan

The Merckle family said on Wednesday that creditors had agreed to provide a bridge loan for its VEM holding company, paving the way for the breakup of the family's business empire. As a result, HeidelbergCemen ...


Jan 2009
Heidelberg's future uncertain as Merckle dies

HeidelbergCement's shares were under pressure on Tuesday as its majority shareholder Merkle's died in an apparent suicide. "There are worries that Merckle's holding company might sell part or all of its sh ...


Dec 2008
Banks demanding 53% stake in HeidelbergCement

The Merckle family may have to hand over a 53% stake in HeidelbergCement to banks to keep the Merckle investment company afloat.  ...


Nov 2008
HeidelbergCement "Not Affected" by Merckle

HeidelbergCement said it is "not affected" by billionaire owner Mr. Adolf Merckle’s attempts to support his struggling investment company VEM Vermoegensverwaltung GmbH. VEM holds about 25% of HeidelbergCement ...


Nov 2008
HeidelbergCement shares drop on forced sale concerns

HeidelbergCement, Germany's biggest cement producer, dropped the most in at least 19 years on concern its billionaire owner Mr. Adolf Merckle may be forced to sell his large position in the company to suppor ...

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