Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional agrees to buy Cimento Elizabeth for US$220m

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Brazil: Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) has agreed to buy Cimento Elizabeth for US$220m from Farallon Capital. The acquisition will give CSN an additional 1.3Mt/yr cement production capacity bringing its total to 6Mt/yr, according to the Valor Econômico newspaper. The deal will also give it a presence in the Northeast, add modern equipment to its assets and ‘substantial’ reserves of limestone, The purchase will be subject to regulatory approval.

Last modified on 07 July 2021

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