The Pro Forma Financial Information for the year ended December 31, 2015 reflects the merger of Holcim and Lafarge as if the Merger had occurred on January 1, 2015.
It reflects a hypothetical situation and is presented exclusively for illustrative purposes, as such it does not provide an indication of the results of operating activities that would have been obtained for the period ended on December 31, 2015.
Created through the merger of Holcim and Lafarge, LafargeHolcim has embarked on its journey to become a new leader for a new world. However, the merger did more than result in a larger and more global company. The new company has defined a strategy and plan to leverage the platform created through the merger: improving performance and optimizing our assets, with a clear focus on customers, enabling us to maximize free cash flow and return value to shareholders. In future, free cash flow generation and operating EBITDA will be our key financial measures for success.
With the combined talents, competencies, and skills of the two industry leaders, as well as their complementary capabilities, we have created a unique platform that can make a difference for our customers, employees, shareholders, and society. We are also in a position to set new standards and drive transformation in our industry in terms of innovative and sustainable approaches to construction, understanding our customers’ needs, introducing new business models and solutions, and delivering world-class performance.