Ergon is a disciplined and discreet value investor, which provides "patient and friendly capital"

About Ergon

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert is a holding company controlled by two families (Frère of Belgium and Desmarais of Canada) listed on the Brussels Stock Exchange since 1956. With net assets of approximately €15 billion, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert is one of Belgium's top five companies in terms of market capitalization

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert's primary objective is to create value for its shareholders over the medium term. Therefore, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert strives to maintain and promote the growth of a portfolio of investments focusing to a large extent on a small number of important industrial companies with regard to which it can play its role as a professional shareholder

This portfolio is meant to evolve over time in terms of companies' development and market opportunities. Groupe Bruxelles Lambert invests in companies that offer potential to create value for shareholders and sells investments deemed to have reached maturity

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert’s portfolio consists mainly of participations in listed global industrial and services companies, such as SGS, Total, Imerys, LafargeHolcim, Pernod Ricard, Umicore, Ontex, adidas, Burberry and Parques Reunidos. Next to its main portfolio, GBL is active in alternative investment strategies and asset classes through Sienna Capital, its financial pillar