Sri Lanka: Tokyo Cement to merge with Fuji Cement

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Updated Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:39:32 GMT

Fuji Cement, one of the subsidiaries of Tokyo Cement, which functions as independent company, will go for a strategic merger as a single entity with effect from February 2015. Harsha Cabraal has become the new chairman of the company.

After the merger, the new entity will be named Tokyo Cement Company Lanka Plc. For the merger the companies will cancel the status capital and asset and liability of Fuji Cement and are now waiting for the Company Registrar's approval to go ahead with the merger.

Tokyo Cement (Lanka) plc is a Sri Lanka-based company engaged in the manufacturing and selling of cement and ready mixed concrete to the local market. Its product lines include Nippon Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), Tokyo Super Ordinary Portland Cement, Tokyo Super Portland Pozzolana Cement and Tokyo Super Masonry Cement.

As of 31 March 2012, Tokyo Cement had four subsidiaries, namely Tokyo Super Cement Company Lanka (Pvt) Limited, Fuji Cement Company (Lanka) Limited, which were both engaged in manufacturing and selling cement; Tokyo Cement Power (Lanka) Limited, which was still in gestation stage and Tokyo Cement Colombo Terminal (Pvt) Limited, which was active in the import and distribution of cement.