Pargesa - Group Holdings

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) is a holding company listed on the Brussels Stock Exchange.

GBL strives to maintain and promote the growth of a portfolio of investments focused primarily on a small number of companies in which it plays its role as a professional shareholder.

Imerys extracts, transforms, and processes a unique range of minerals to provide functionalities that are vital to its customers’ products and production processes. These speciality products have a very wide range of uses and are developing in many growth markets.

Lafarge is a global leader in cement, aggregates and readymix concrete. The group has two strategic priorities: the growing cement market and innovation, particularly in relation to sustainable construction.

Total is one of the leading international oil and gas groups. The company operates in more than 130 countries and covers every oil industry sector, from upstream to downstream. Total is also a major player in chemicals and is committed to the development of renewable energy.

Created from the merger between Suez and Gaz de France in 2008, GDF Suez covers the whole energy chain, in electricity, natural gas and services. Its acquisition of International Power in 2011 gives it a leading position in the international energy market.

Suez Environnement holds a leading position in the global environmental market and operates in more than 36 countries. The group is active across all water and waste cycles, serving both local authorities and private sector operators.

Since its founding in 1975, Pernod Ricard has achieved significant organic growth and made numerous acquisitions, in particular Seagram in 2001, Allied Domecq in 2005 and Vin&Sprit in 2008, thus becoming the world’s co-leader in the wine and spirits market.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.