RNS Number : 8017R
Glencore International PLC
22 November 2012
22 November 2012
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Glencore International plc
Merger Update - EU Merger Control Clearance
Glencore notes today's announcement by the European Commission confirming that it has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the recommended all-share merger of equals between Glencore and Xstrata in Phase I with the commitments referred to therein.
Completion of the Merger remains conditional upon the receipt of the outstanding regulatory approvals in China and South Africa and the completion of the Court process as further set out in the New Scheme Document in connection with the Merger published by Xstrata on 25 October 2012.
For enquiries about Glencore, please contact:
Paul Smith (Investors) Charles Watenphul (Media) John Burton (Company
t: +41 (0)41 709 t: +41 (0) 41 709 2462 Secretary)
2487 m: +41 (0) 79 904 33 t: +41 (0)41 709
m: +41 (0)79 947 20 [email protected] 2619
1348 m: +41 (0)79 944
e:[email protected] 5434
Elisa Morniroli (Investors) Finsbury (Media)
t: +41 (0) 41 709 Guy Lamming
2818 Dorothy Burwell
m: +41 (0) 79 833 t: +44 (0)20 7251 3801
05 08 [email protected]
Publication on Website
A copy of this announcement will be available on Glencore's website (www.glencore.com) by no later than 12 noon (London time) on the business day following the date of this announcement.
You may request a hard copy of this announcement, free of charge, by contacting the Company Secretary of Glencore, John Burton, at [email protected] You may also request that all future documents, announcements and information to be sent to you in relation to the Merger should be in hard copy form.
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