Cemex sells concrete pipe manufacturing business

By |  November 29, 2016

cemex-logoCemex signed a definitive agreement to divest its U.S. reinforced concrete pipe manufacturing business to Quikrete Holdings for about $500 million, plus an additional $40 million purchase price contingent on future performance.

According to Cemex, the closing of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, including approval from regulators. The proceeds gained from the transaction will primarily be used for debt reduction and general corporate purposes, Cemex adds.

Cemex expects to finalize the sale during the first quarter of 2017.

Cemex is a global building materials company that provides cement, ready-mix and aggregate products and services to customers and communities in more than 50 countries.

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