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Tuesday 01 October, 2013

Imerys

Imerys completes divestment of its Imerys Struc...

PR Newswire/Les Echos/

PRESS RELEASE
PARIS, OCTOBER 1ST, 2013

Imerys completes divestment of its Imerys Structure activity to Bouyer Leroux

The divestment of the Imerys Structure activity (wall and partition bricks,
chimney blocks) to the BOUYER LEROUX group, announced on December 12, 2012, was
completed yesterday, September 30, 2013. Concluded for an enterprise value of
EUR75 million, corresponding to the revenue forecast for 2013, it has a
retroactive effect as of May 1st, 2013.

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with 
EUR 3.9 billion revenue in 2012 and 16,000 employees, Imerys transforms a 
unique range of minerals to deliver essential functions (heat resistance, 
mechanical strength, conductivity, coverage, barrier effect, etc.) that are 
essential to its customers' products and manufacturing processes.

Whether mineral components, functional additives, process enablers or finished
products, Imerys' solutions contribute to the quality of a great number of
applications in consumer goods, industrial equipment or construction. Combining
expertise, creativity and attentiveness to customers' needs, the Group's
international teams constantly identify new applications and develop high
value-added solutions under a determined approach to responsible development.
These strengths enable Imerys to develop through a sound, profitable business
model.

More comprehensive information about Imerys may be obtained from its website
(www.imerys.com) under Regulated Information, particularly in its Registration
Document filed with the Autorité des marchés financiers on March 21, 2013
under number D.13-0195 (also available from the Autorité des marchés
financiers website, www.amf-france.org). Imerys draws the attention of 
investors to chapter 4, "Risk Factors", of its Registration Document.

Analyst/Investor Relations:         Press Contacts: 

Pascale Arnaud +33 (0)1 4955 6401   Pascale Arnaud  +33 (0)1 4955 6401        
[email protected]                  Raphaël Leclerc +33 (0)6 7316 8806

www.imerys.com
                      
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