LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE:CPAC) (BVL:CPACASC1) (“Cementos Pacasmayo” or the “Company”) a Peruvian cement company, announced today that in accordance with the Peruvian Security Market Law Resolution for Material Events and Reserved Information N° 005-014-SMV/01, the Shareholders’ Meeting held on September 26th, 2016 at 9:00 am (Peruvian time), approved by majority vote of 99.97871% of votes cast the following:
1a. Proposal for the segregation of the equity block related to the phosphate project submitted by the Board (the "Project"). Segregation of the equity block related to the Phosphate Project, transfer of such equity block to Fossal S.A.A. (recently incorporated corporation that, as a result of the segregation of the equity block, becomes the holding company of the shares owned by Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. in Fosfatos del Pacifico S.A.), capital reduction and reduction in the investment shares account and modification of the fifth article of the bylaws of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. as a result of the segregation of the equity block.
1b. Granting powers of attorney to the Chief Executive Officer to make adjustments and modifications to the Project, to set the effective date of the Project and designation of the authorized executives to sign public or private documents required to execute the agreements adopted for the implementation of the Project.
About Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.
Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. is a Peruvian cement company located in the Northern region of Peru. In February 2012, the Company’s shares were listed on The New York Stock Exchange - Euronext under the ticker symbol "CPAC". With more than 58 years of operating history, the Company produces, distributes and sells cement and cement-related materials, such as concrete blocks and ready-mix concrete. Cementos Pacasmayo’s products are primarily used in construction, which has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the Peruvian economy in recent years. The Company also produces and sells quicklime for use in mining operations.
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