Imerys SA

Imerys SA

Imerys SA

Overview
Date Founded

1880

Headquarters

154, rue de l'Universite,Paris, Ile-de-France 75007

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

18.3K

Industries

Building Products & Construction Materials
Non-Energy Mining & Minerals

Company Description

Imerys SA engages in the exploration, mining and processing of minerals. It operates through the following segments: Energy Solutions & Specialties, Filtration & Performance Additives, Ceramic Materials, and High Resistance Minerals. The Energy Solutions & Specialties segment manufactures and sells carbonates, monolithic refractories, graphite and carbon, and oilfield solutions. The Filtration & Performance Additives segment derives its products from mica and talc and supplies diatomite and expanded perlite-based products for filtrations. The Ceramic Materials segment engages in the clay roof tiles, minerals for floor tiles, sanitaryware, tableware, technical ceramics, paints, plastics and paper. The High Resistance Minerals segment deals with refractory and fused minerals activities. The company was founded on April 22, 1880 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Chief Innovation Officer

Chief Industrial Officer

Vice President Supervision of Fused Minerals, Monolithic Refractories & Aluminates Divisions

Vice President Supervision of Performance Additives, Filtration, Metallurgy & Carbonates Divisions

Vice President Supervision of Roofing, Kaolin, Ceramics, Graphite & Carbone Divisions

Supervision of Carbonates & Oilfields Solutions Divisions, Strategy, M&A & International Development

Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Power Corp. of Canada

Chairman at Diagram Ventures GP, Inc.

Co-Chief Executive Officer at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

Former Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Renault VI Mack

Chief Executive Officer at Imerys SA

Advisor at Cvc Advisers (France) SA

Director-Investments Department at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Chassis Brakes International BV

President at Agreenium

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Mandarine Gestion is an active, value-based manager which has expertise in French and European equities, convertible bonds and socially responsible investments. Clients include French and German institutional investors, mulit-management funds, private banking and wealth managers in France and Switzerland and French, German and US/UK consultants.Through their funds the firm invests across market-caps in a range of instruments including value equities, convertibles and French equities.

Recent Transactions
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Lone Star Global Acquisitions Ltd. purchases IMERYS Toiture SAS from Imerys SA

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New Day Aluminum LLC purchases ARC Fused Alumina SAS from Imerys SA

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Imerys SA purchases Regain Polymers Holdings Ltd. from Aurelius (Private Equity)

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onImerys SA purchases Luzenac Group from Rio Tinto Plc

Investment Advisor

Advised onLTV Corp. purchases Copperweld Corp. from Imerys SA

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Advised onImerys SA, Mircal China Ltd. purchase Astron Ltd. /Zirconia Materials Business from Astron Ltd.

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Advised onImerys SA purchases PyraMax Ceramics LLC from CSL Capital Management LLC, EverWatch Capital

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Advised onOmya AG purchases Imerys SA /Calcium Carbonate Industrial Sites (4) from Imerys SA

Chair of the International Trade & Investment Practice

Advised onImerys SA purchases PyraMax Ceramics LLC from CSL Capital Management LLC, EverWatch Capital

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$5.18B
Total Enterprise Value
$8.61B
Earnings Per Share
$4.66
Revenue
$4.6B
Net Profit
$368M
EBITDA
$897M
EBITDAMargin
19.5%
Total Debt
$2.65B
Total Equity
$2.88B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.87x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.6x
TEVNet Income
23.39x
Debt TEV
0.31x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.43%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.63%
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