Pargesa Holding SA operates as an investment holding company, which acts in various industry and service sectors through its holdings in various operating companies.
The company operates through two segments: Holdings and Imerys.
The Holdings segment focuses on the management of investments of Pargesa and Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, and their wholly-owned subsidiaries and private equity funds.
The Imerys segment comprises the Imerys group, which holds four business groups, such as Minerals for Ceramics, Refractories, Abrasives & Foundry; Performance Minerals & Filtration; Pigments for Paper and Packaging; and Materials & Monolithics.
Pargesa Holding was founded by Albert Frère in 1981 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.