ACC has sold its shareholding in Shiva Cement to JSW Cements for INR386 million (US$5.8 million) in an off-market transaction, according to a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The acquisition had previously been announced in February.
ACC had held 12.13% of Shiva Cement. With the acquisition JSW now holds the entire promoter holding in Shiva Cement – some 35.6% of the company. JSW has also launched an open offer to acquire another 32% of the company’s publicly-listed shares.
JSW Cements is part of the US$11 billion JSW Group, which also owns steel, energy and maritime infrastructure assets.
Shiva Cement began producing cement in 1986. It operates a 0.2 million tpy plant in the Indian state of Odisha, which is currently being expanded to 1 million tpy with plants to raise production again to 2.6 million tpy.
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