India: Adani Group subsidiary ACC has completed its acquisition of the outstanding 55% stake in Asian Concrete and Cements for US$93.2m. The Economic Times newspaper has reported that ACC expects the acquisition to strengthen its market position in North India.
Asian Concrete and Cements owns the 1.3Mt/yr Nalagarh cement plant in Himachal Pradesh and the 1.5Mt/yr Rajpura cement plant in Punjab. The assets raise the installed capacity of ACC to 38.6Mt/yr and that of Adani Group to 77.4Mt/yr. It plans to reach 106Mt/yr in the 2026 financial year, and 140Mt/yr in the 2028 financial year.