Flacks Group Closes on 400 Million Mining Acquisition from Imerys


Miami, United States:
Flacks Group is proud to announce the acquisition of Artemyn, a division previously owned by Imerys SA (EPA: NK), a publicly listed company on the Euronext. This strategic move marks Flacks Group’s official entry into the mining industry and significantly strengthens its diversified portfolio.

Michael Flacks. (Photo: Business Wire)

Michael Flacks. (Photo: Business Wire)

Artemyn, with 1000 employees across 24 plants in the Americas, Asia, and Europe, generated $400 million in revenue and $60 million in EBITDA. This acquisition enhances Flacks Group’s portfolio, leveraging the strong performance and global reach of Artemyn. Notably, Artemyn owns the world’s largest kaolin operation with unique high-quality reserves in Brazil.

Flacks Group, owned by Chairman and CEO Michael Flacks, holds over $4 billion worth of assets globally. The company operates in the mining, renewable energy, water, chemicals, oil and gas, and real estate sectors.

Among Flacks Group’s diversified portfolio is Pleuger Industries, a renowned supplier of rotating equipment with over a century of experience and facilities in Germany, France, and the USA. Pleuger Industries is a key provider of dewatering and mission-critical equipment to major mining operations worldwide. Known for their high-efficiency submersible motors and pumps, Pleuger Industries delivers premium German-engineered solutions for water applications. Pleuger Industries will collaborate with Artemyn to enhance operational efficiencies and drive R&D in mining products.

Morgan Stanley served as an investment banker on the deal, with Latham & Watkins LLP, Moncey Avocats Law Firm, and Berger Singerman LLP acting as transactional lawyers.