News


30 March, 2012
Sigdo Koppers and Breca agree to buy the largest Brazilian explosives company for US$ 120 million

The group Sigdo Koppers S.A., and Breca, the Peruvian business group led by the Brescia family, through their respective subsidiaries Enaex and Exsa, agreed to acquire in equal parts,two-thirds of Brazil's IBQ Industrias Químicas (Britanite). The transaction represents a total amount of US $ 120 million (equivalent to R$219.200.000), as reported to the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance. The transaction, which values the company at about US $ 200 million, had the support of Merrill Lynch (Bank of America) as a financial advisor.


27 February, 2012
Sigdo Koppers starts selling in Chile KENWORTH and DAF trucks

Sigdo Koppers, through its subsidiary SK Comercial, signed an agreement with the American company Paccar Inc. - third largest manufacturer of heavy trucks in the world-, to start selling in Chile its well known brands Kenworth and DAF. With this, both brands will be distributed in the country through SKC Transporte, new subsidiary of SK Comercial.&nbsp


23 January, 2012
Clarification of newspublished in the Financial Journal on January 23rd, 2012, regarding the sale of Sigdo Koppers S.A.shares

19 January, 2012
Sigdo Koppers successfully completes capital increase and collected a total of US $ 440 million

16 January, 2012
Sigdo Koppers acquires 55% of Sabo Chile and completes its supply of grinding balls for mining and industry

30 December, 2011
Clarification of news published in the Strategy newspaper on December 28, 2011, regarding the sale of Enaex shares

26 September, 2011
Calling of an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting

6 September, 2011
SKBergé starts representing Mitsubishi Motors and Mitsubishi Fuso in Peru

On Friday September 16th, in Lima, Peru, the entry of SKBergé to the ownershipof MCAP S.A.was formalized, through a partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation. With this, SKBergé consolidates its leadership position in the Peruvian market.


23 August, 2011
Sigdo Koppers acquires Belgian company Magotteaux and establishes itself as an international leader in services to Mining and Industry

The sales transaction totaled US $ 790 million and marks a major milestone in strategic business definition of Sigdo Koppers.  Magotteaux has a long history in the business of services to the mining and cementindustries, consolidating Sigdo Koppers as a leading international provider of products and services for mining and industry. 


22 August, 2011
Sigdo Koppers agrees sale of CTI and Somela to AB Electrolux for a total of US $ 625 Million

In sum, this operation will involve a payment of $ 40.8993, including price and dividends per share of CTI. The transaction, once perfected, would bring in about US $ 315 million in revenueto Sigdo Koppers,and is consistent with the decision of the conglomerate to focus their businesses onmining service and industry sectors, establishing itself as leading strategic supplier of the mining sector.