Holcim acquires Cand-Landi

On 19 March 2024, Holcim (Suisse) SA, the Swiss entity of the Holcim Group, announced its acquisition of the group Cand-Landi, a large industrial group active in the production and distribution of building materials, the exploitation of gravel pits and landfills as well as in the recycling and logistics.

The family-owned Cand-Landi group, with more than 250 employees, is based in the Yverdon-les-Bains area. Cand-Landi will continue to operate as a subsidiary of Holcim (Suisse) SA. With more than 600 employees working at some thirty production sites in French speaking Switzerland, Holcim is strengthening its presence in its traditional businesses and is also establishing itself as a key player in the circular economy in this region.

The transaction is subject to the customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed later this semester.

Lenz & Staehelin is advising Holcim (Suisse) SA in this transaction. The team is led by Andreas Rötheli (head Corporate and M&A), Cécile Berger Meyer (head Real Estate) and Pierrick Sunier (Corporate and M&A) and includes Flavio Samson, Alex Coulaud, Romain Praplan (all Real Estate), Sara Rousselle-Ruffieux (Head Employment) and Anne-Laure Laplace (Competition).