Imerys seeks to buy French cement maker Kerneos
Published: Monday, 12 December 2016
The industrial minerals group is seeking to expand its offering of speciality materials for the construction, infrastructure and refractories industries by joining forces with cement maker Kerneos, which owns operations in four continents.
French industrial minerals producer and processor Imerys is
proposing the acquisition of calcium aluminate cement maker
Kerneos for an estimated €800m ($845m), with a view to
expand its speciality materials offering.
Headquartered in France but with nine production sites
across five countries, Kerneos manufactures performance binders
used in refractories, construction...