Hurtado Vicuña Group approved to buy Cemento Polpaico

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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.

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