SAINT-GOBAIN COMPLETES THE SALE OF ITS OPTIMERA DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS IN
Saint-Gobain announces the completion of the sale of its Optimera construction
materials distribution business in Denmark, which achieved annual sales of
around EUR120 million in 2018, to Davidsens Tommerhandel.
This transaction is part of Saint-Gobain's portfolio optimization strategy
within the framework of its new organization. Divestments completed or signed
as of today by Saint-Gobain to increase its growth and profitability profile
represent over EUR3.1 billion in sales, marking the continuation of divestments
while the initial target of over EUR3 billion in sales by the end of the year
has already been achieved.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions
which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.
They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in
buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.
They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of
sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.
EUR41.8 billion in sales in 2018
Operations in 68 countries
More than 180,000 employees
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