Imerys affirms committment to AMCOL deal after offer is topped

|About: AMCOL International Corpo... (ACO)|By:, SA News Editor

Imerys (IMYSF) remains committed to its deal to acquire U.S. minerals and materials group AMCOL International (ACO) for $1.6B including debt, the French company says in a statement.

Imerys' comments come after Minerals Technologies (MTX) topped Imerys' $41-a-share bid on Friday with an offer of $42 a share.