Glencore Inter GLEN Xstrata Merger Shareholder Approval

  Glencore Inter (GLEN) - Xstrata Merger Shareholder Approval

RNS Number : 6177R
Glencore International PLC
20 November 2012

20 NOVEMBER 2012


                     Xstrata Merger Shareholder Approval

Glencore is pleased to note Xstrata's announcement today that the requisite
shareholder approvals have been obtained in order for the proposed recommended
all share merger of equals to proceed. As announced earlier today, the closing
of the transaction remains subject to the obtaining of certain outstanding
anti-trust approvals and completion of the Court process.

For further information, please contact:

Paul Smith (Investors)                              Charles Watenphul (Media)      Finsbury
t: +41 (0)41 709 2487                               t: +41 (0) 41 709 2462
m: +41 (0)79 947 1348                               m: +41 (0) 79 904 33 20        Lamming              Dorothy
                                                                                   t: +44

Elisa Morniroli (Investors)                         

t: +41 (0) 41 709 2818                              

m: +41 (0) 79 833 05 08

About Glencore International plc

Glencore is one of the world's  leading integrated producers and marketers  of 
commodities, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, and listed on the London  and 
Hong  Kong  Stock  Exchanges.  Glencore   has  worldwide  activities  in   the 
production, sourcing, processing,  refining, transporting, storage,  financing 
and supply of Metals and Minerals, Energy Products and Agricultural Products.

Publication on Website

A  copy  of  this  announcement  will  be  available  on  Glencore's   website 
( 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 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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