Imerys eyes Alteo to revamp refractory arm
Published: Monday, 01 August 2016
Faced with persisting weakness in its refractory products operations, the French producer is capitalising on its experience in acquisitions to revamp the business through external input.
Imerys’ latest offer to
acquire Alteo’s fused and tabular alumina
operations can be seen as part of the company’s
strategy to improve the outlook of its underperforming
refractory materials divisions.
The French group has a known history of pursuing strategic
acquisitions to strengthen its own divisions. The offer to