EMZ participates to the financing of the primary LBO of the Chryso Group, arranging a junior mezzanine, while taking a minority stake in the capital in the company.
Chryso Group is among the seven major worldwide players of the concrete and cement admixtures niche market. The company, a former subsidiary of Materis, enjoys a strong reputation in terms of innovation, costumer proximity and client services.
The concrete and cement admixture market benefits for strong growth perspectives relying on the increased technicality of products used in concretes and cements worldwide, as well as volume growth in emerging countries.
Chryso Group posted revenues of approximately 240 million euros in 2013, of which 80% is located outside of France.