Sika fends off Saint-Gobain takeover

Concrete additive specialist Sika has fended off the advances of French construction giant Saint-Gobain for the second time in six weeks. Sika caters to the shotcrete segment of the mining market as well as wider industrial applications

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Sika provides additives and shotcrete delivery systems to the mining market

Sika’s board of directors and group management were first informed on December 5, 2014, that Saint-Gobain intended to indirectly acquire all shares held by the Burkard family, Sika's current majority