In accordance with Article 20 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Stock Exchange Act), LafargeHolcim Ltd was informed on February 8, 2016, by Eurocement Group that its participation in LafargeHolcim Ltd fell below the Stock Exchange Act threshold of 3 percent on February 4, 2016.
The Group was also informed on February 10, 2016, by Sberbank of Russia that its participation in LafargeHolcim Ltd fell below the Stock Exchange Act threshold of 3 percent on February 4, 2016.
With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 115,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 32 billion (EUR 26 billion) in 2014. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.