Anglo American/Lafarge [Archived]
Anglo American/Lafarge [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 1 May 2012; it is no longer maintained.

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NOTE–on 26 April 2018, following a request under the undertakings accepted in relation to this transaction, the CMA approved Tarmac’s reacquisition of certain assets of Breedon Group PLC.

Case facts

Outline UK merger investigation into the joint venture between Anglo American PLC and Lafarge SA.

Latest developments On 1 May 2012, the CC issued its final report and cleared the JV subject to divestment.

The parties agreed a divestiture package with the CC, including the divestment of Tarmac's stake in MQP, primary aggregate, RMX, cement, asphalt and RMX plants and linked rail depots

There was a subsequent market