ARM CEMENT LIMITED
Counsel to ARM Cement Limited, a leading producer of cement, lime and fertilizer in East Africa, with operations in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda, in respect of a uSD140 million equity investment by CDC Group plc. The transaction aims to boost the local supply of cement in East Africa and promote infrastructure development. ARM Cement produces approximately 2.7 million tonnes of cement per year and employs approximately 3000 people.
CDC Group has indicated that its long-term investment in ARM Cement is designed to help strengthen ARM Cement’s financial structure and to help the company develop to meet the growing demand for sustainably produced cement across sub-Sharan Africa. The transaction is expected to boost ARM Cement’s production capacity and create new jobs.