Aurelius sells Regain Polymers to Imerys

06.09.2017

Aurelius sells Regain Polymers to Imerys

Munich, September 6, 2017 – AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE000A0JK2A8) has sold its subsidiary Regain Polymers, located in Allerton Bywater (Yorkshire/United Kingdom), to the Imerys Group, a world-leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions headquartered in France. Through this acquisition, Imerys will expand its Performance Additives Division, which develops high-quality products from recycled polymers. The parties have agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.

Regain Polymers is one of the leading reprocessors and recyclers of hard plastic waste in the United Kingdom. It makes its products according to the specifications of its customers in the automotive, environmental, garden products, packaging and construction sectors. The product range includes polymers such as high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), talc-filled polypropylene (PPT) and polystyrene (PS), as well as other customer-specific plastics.

Regain’s management is pleased to join a leading industrial group such as Imerys which will help to pursue the company’s development .

About Imerys Performance Additives

Imerys Performance Additives is a Divison of Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry. With € 4.2 billion revenue and close to 16,000 employees, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver resources based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.