BUA Group buys major construction firm
BUA Group has announced its acquisition of a majority shareholding in PW Nigeria, one of Nigeria's leading construction, engineering and mining companies. According to BUA, this was necessary to further deepen its investments in the infrastructure business in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abdul Samad Rabiu, executive chairman of BUA Group, said, "This acquisition marks the beginning of the next phase of our medium term strategy for our infrastructure business following the completion of the consolidation of our cement arm, BUA Cement in January 2020. BUA's acquisition of majority holdings in PW Nigeria provides a prime opportunity to increase our investments in the entire value chain of the cement, mining and construction sector."