Lafarge has mandated Rothschild & Cie Banque to implement a liquidity contract, effective as from March 7 2006 and for a one-year period, renewable by tacit agreement. This contract complies with the code of conduct published by the French Association of Investment Firms (AFEI) which was approved by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers on March 22 2005 and published in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires on April 1 2005.
Lafarge has allocated 40 million euros to the implementation of this liquidity contract.
Lafarge, the world leader in building materials, holds top-ranking positions in all four of its Businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete, Roofing and Gypsum. Lafarge employs 80,000 people in 75 countries and posted sales of €16 billion in 2005.