Imerys closes €525m acquisition of bentonite producer S&B

By Josie Shillito
Published: Monday, 02 March 2015

Imerys' acquisition of Greece's S&B has now drawn a line under its search for a bentonite producer. The group had previously shown an interest in US bentonite producer, AMCOL.

French industrial minerals group Imerys has completed the €525m ($589m*) acquisition of Greece-based bentonite producer S&B, the company confirmed late last week. 

The bentonite producer will sit within Imerys’ Filtration and Performance Additives business segment.

S&B was previously held by private equity group Rhone...

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