Operates as an investment holding company
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: 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.