Karachi: Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited informed Karachi Stock Exchange about a potential divestment of shares by Sofimo SAS, a fully held direct subsidiary of Lafarge SA and holding company for the main subsidiaries of the Lafarge Group, as indirect holder of 75.86% shares in Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited. Further, it was informed that SAS has not entered into any binding agreement or arrangement for the divestment of its shares in LPCL and SAS has stated that it will advise LPCL if SAS’s evaluation of the proposed divestment results in a binding agreement and arrangement. Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on 23 May 1993 as a private limited company. It subsequently converted into a public limited company on 18 October 1994 under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The company is a subsidiary of Pakistan Cement Holding Limited a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, whereas the ultimate parent company of the entity is Lafarge SA, France. The company is engaged in the business of manufacturing and sale of cement. The registered office is located at Islamabad. The production plant of the company is located at District Chakwal, Punjab. The plant commenced its commercial operations in December 2006 with an annual cement production capacity of 2.5m tons. The stocks of the company are quoted on the Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges of Pakistan. The product portfolio of the company includes Ordinary Portland Cement (PAKCEM) and High quality Cement (Stallion). PAKCEM complies with European Standard (EN 197), Indian Standard (IS 12269) and Pakistani Standard (PS 232). A new product line for Tile Bonds has recently been launched by Lafarge Pakistan with the brand name of Xtremebond. The company has initiated research and development activities with engineering departments of universities to develop solutions addressing Pakistan market needs such as low cost, low-income housing and concrete roads. The company signed a MoU with All Pakistan Cement Association in February 2013. The products of the company are exported to India, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The workforce employed by the company in Pakistan is more than 800 employees. The symbol “LPCL” is being used by the stock exchanges for the shares of Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited.
Karachi, October 07, 2013 (PPI-OT): We have to inform you that the Board of Directors of our Company in their meeting held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2013 has decided to issue further shares to the Sponsors of the Company in lieu of outstanding payables in foreign currency equivalent to Rs. 1,434,645,393 as on September 30, 2013 at the price of Rs. 9/- per share i.e. (at a discount of 10%) subject to the shareholders, regulators and statutory approvals. In respect of the above an Extraordinary General Meeting (EOGM) will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11.00 a.m. at Registered Office, 18-B, Kaghan Road, F-8 Markaz, Islamabad. The Share Transfer Books of the Company will remain closed from October 23, 2013 to October 29, 2013 (both days inclusive). You are requested to please accord your approval for the date and time for holding the EOGM. For more information, contact: Ansiey Ali Company Secretary Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited 18-B, Kaghan Road, F-8, Markaz, Islamabad – Pakistan UAN: +92-51-111 111 722 Fax: +92-51-281 7300
Karachi, August 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): This is to inform you that a meeting of the Board of Directors of Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited (LPCL) will be held on Monday, 26th August 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Registered Office, 18-B, Kaghan Road, F-8, Markaz, Islamabad to consider the accounts of the Company for the Half Year ended June 30, 2013. The Company has declared the “Closed Period” from August 19, 2013 to August 26, 2013 as required under Clause (xxvi) of the Code of Corporate Governance contained in the Listing Regulations of the Exchange. Accordingly, no Director, CEO or Executive shall, directly / indirectly, deal in the shares of the Company in any manner during the Closed Period. You may please inform the members of the Exchange accordingly. For more information, contact: Wasim Ahmed Malik Company Secretary Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited 18-B, Kaghan Road, F-8, Markaz, Islamabad – Pakistan UAN: +92-51-111 111 722 Fax: +92-51-281 7300
Karachi, May 22, 2013 (PPI-OT): We are pleased to inform you that the dividend warrants in respect of final dividend at Rs. 0.30 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2012 have been dispatched to the shareholders by registered post on May 20, 2013. You may please inform the members of the Exchange accordingly. […]
Karachi, April 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): We have to inform you that the Board of Directors of our Company in their Meeting held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 approved the un-audited accounts for the 1st Quarter ended March 31, 2103. The financial results of the Company during this period were as follows: March […]
Karachi, March 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): This is to inform you that the meeting of Board of Directors of the Company is still in progress and the financial results will be sent to you through courier after the meeting is concluded and will also be faxed tomorrow during 9:15 a.m. to 9:30a.m. For more information, contact: […]
Karachi, March 05, 2013 (PPI-OT): We have to inform you that M/s THK Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. has been appointed as Share Registrar/ Transfer Agent of Lafarge Pakistan Cement Limited (LPCL) […]
Karachi, January 17, 2013 (PPI-OT): This is to inform you that Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company scheduled on January 14, 2013 was adjourned due to non completion of the […]