CRH yesterday faced one of the largest shareholder revolts over executive pay in Irish corporate history, with more than 40% of its shareholders — representing a combined €8.5bn of its €21.4bn market value — opposing a hike in bonuses at its AGM.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
CRH’s €6.5bn acquisition of certain assets offloaded by European cement giant LafargeHolcim – which completed, slightly ahead of schedule, this week – could enhance its earnings by more than 30% over the next year, it has been claimed.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
CRH is continuing to work under the assumption that the merger of its European peers Holcim and Lafarge will succeed, but has maintained that a collapse of the proposed deal will not hamper its own ambitious growth plans.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
CRH’s “game-changing” €6.5bn takeover of certain assets from its European peers Holcim and Lafarge will not be the limit of its acquisition spend this year, with almost €1bn being generated from operations in 2014 set to fund a good pipeline of smaller deal prospects.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015