Argentina/US: Loma Negra has set the price of its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. It plans to raise about US$954m from the sale. Most of the proceeds will go to InterCement Brasil, Brazil’s second-largest cement producer, which owns 99% of Loma Negra, according to Reuters. The rest will go to Loma Negra.
Founded in 1926, Loma Negra is vertically integrated cement and concrete company based in Argentina. It also owns a 51% stake in a cement plant in Paraguay.