May 22, 2015.

PAREXGROUP has finalized an agreement to acquire Supracoat Chemicals, a company active in the local construction chemicals market, based in Sarawak state in East Malaysia.

On November 12, 2014, ParexGroup officially inaugurated its Chinese Headquarter in Shibei Hi-tech Zone of Shanghai.

Founded in France in 1978 by Lafarge and since 2001 part of Materis, ParexGroup has grown successfully with a business model based on specialization, international development, organic growth and selective acquisitions.


With sales of 755 million euros in 2013, ParexGroup is today one of the world leaders in the construction chemicals industry, focused on ready to use specialty dry mix solutions.

ParexGroup is strong of 3550 colleagues, 61 production sites in 21 countries, 9 R&D laboratories and, in its field, it is the international player who has the largest percentage of its sales in emerging countries (48% of its turnover in 2013).

Paris — June 11, 2014.

Materis SAS ("Materis") recently communicated its budget to its lenders, which included certain information relating to the ParexGroup. This information contained projections of revenues, cash flows and EBITDA for the ParexGroup for the years ending December 31, 2014 through and including the year ending December 31, 2018.

The ParexGroup and its new shareholders are currently reviewing the ParexGroup's business plan and budget for 2014 and subsequent years in the context of the potential acquisition of the ParexGroup. The information contained in the offering memorandum to be published in connection with the acquisition financing transactions supersedes all previous information provided to you, and you may not place any reliance on such previous information.

Acquisition of ParexGroup. Materis enters in exclusive negotiation with CVC Capital Partners.

On 26 March 2014, Materis and CVC capital Partners entered in exclusive negotiation, so that CVC could acquire the entire capital of ParexGroup.

The agreement should be finalized by the beginning of the second half-year of 2014.

CVC Capital Partners wishes to sustain the future development of ParexGroup, while especially supporting its geographical expansion, its growth plan and the launch of innovating products.