Imerys extracts, transforms, develops and combines a unique range of minerals to provide functionalities that are key to its customers' products and production processes. These specialities have a very wide range of uses and are becoming increasingly common on growing markets.
Growing market benefiting from structural advantages:
- High added value functional solutions providing key properties to customers’ products
- Low dependency on fluctuations in commodity prices
- Low substitution risk notably due to the limited proportion in the customers’ total costs.
Imerys is a worldwide leader and presents an attractive profile:
- Leader in its sector: #1 or #2 in almost all its markets
- Ongoing transformation plan towards a simpler and more customer-centric organization aiming at accelerating organic growth and improving operating profitability
- Resilience of the business model, notably stemming from GBL’s support as a stable reference shareholder having a long term investment horizon
- Diversity in terms of geographies and customers’ end-markets
- Strong cashflow generation in support to external growth.