HeidelbergCement AG

Berliner Strasse 6,
Heidelberg, 69120
+49 6221 481 0

HeidelbergCement is a German multinational building materials company headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. HeidelbergCement a market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in the fields of cement, concrete and other downstream activities, making it one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 - - 1 3
vol $15.8B $15.8B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 1 2 1 2 1 - 7
vol $2.8B $1.0B $3.8B

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Largest Hanson Plc
$15.8B (2007-05-15)
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Largest Forterra, Inc.
$1.4B (2014-12-25)

According to our data here at Mergr, HeidelbergCement AG has acquired 3 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 7 assets.

HeidelbergCement AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Hanson for $15.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Forterra to Lone Star Funds for $1.4B. HeidelbergCement AG has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (100%).

When analyzing the building materials sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 156 building materials companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic building materials acquirer over the past 3 years is U.S. Concrete, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the building materials sector over the past 3 years is Dunes Point Capital with 3 platform acquisitions.

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