Saint-Gobain denies report of merger plan with Lafarge

Saint-Gobain has denied a report in French weekly magazine L'Express, which said the company has asked bankers to study a potential merger with its French peer Lafarge. 'In response to rumours in the press, the Saint-Gobain group states that it is not engaged in any discussions or activity aimed at any form of combination with the Lafarge Group,' the company said.

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600450 Saint-Gobain denies report of merger plan with Lafarge
Date: 18 May 2006

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