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Bridgestone to sell Firestone Building Products to LafargeHolcim for $3.4 bln

TOKYO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Japanese tyremaker Bridgestone will sell Firestone Building Products to Swiss firm LafargeHolcim for $3.4 billion, the companies said on Thursday.

Bridgestone said it would book a profit of about 200 billion yen ($1.94 billion) from the sale this year. ($1 = 103.2200 yen) (Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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