Lafarge announces that it has achieved a
EUR 175 million notes private placement with a 5 ½ year maturity and a
fixed annual coupon of 5%, under its Euro Medium-Term Note (EMTN)
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Located in 64 countries with 68,000 employees, Lafarge is
a world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in its
Cement, Aggregates & Concrete businesses. In 2011, Lafarge posted
sales of 15.3 billion euros.
For the second year in a row, Lafarge
ranked amongst the top-10 of 500 companies evaluated by the "Carbon
Disclosure Project" in recognition of their strategy and actions against
global warming. With the world's leading building materials research
facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities,
working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.