Chile: Hurtado Vicuña Group has been cleared by the Chilean competition authority (TDLC) to buy a controlling stake in Cemento Polpaico from LafargeHolcim. However, it will be required to sell assets from its concrete business worth up to an estimated US$90m, according to the Diario Financiero newspaper. The agreement also includes other measures such as a ban on repurchasing assets within 10 years. Hurtado Vicuña and its subsidiary Inversiones Caburga operate Cementos Bicentenario (BSA). It agreed to buy Cemento Polpaico in October 2016.
Hurtado Vicuña Group approved to buy Cemento Polpaico
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