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Glencore Receives Final Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of Viterra

Glencore Receives Final Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of Viterra 
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BAAR, Switzerland, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Glencore International plc 
("Glencore") announced that on December 7, 2012 it received notice from the 
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China ("MOFCOM") that its 
acquisition of Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") has been approved. 
This was the final outstanding regulatory approval of Glencore's acquisition 
of Viterra pursuant to a court approved plan of arrangement (the 
"Arrangement"). Glencore now expects the effective date of the Arrangement to 
be Monday, December 17, 2012, as a result of Viterra and Glencore having 
agreed to extend the date for completion of the Arrangement. On the 
effective date of the Arrangement, Glencore will release the funds to be 
subsequently paid out to shareholders and holders of Viterra's CHESS 
Depositary Interests (CDIs). The necessary arrangements will also be made to 
delist Viterra from the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities 
Exchange. 
Further to Glencore's July 20, 2012 press release, it confirms that upon 
closing of the Arrangement the amendments to Viterra's 5.950% Senior Notes due 
2020 shall be implemented and consent fee payments to consenting noteholders 
made shortly thereafter. 
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. 
Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information
Certain information in this press release is "forward-looking information" and 
is prospective in nature. Forward-looking information is not based on 
historical facts, but rather on current expectations and projections about 
future events, and is therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could 
cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed or 
implied by the forward-looking information. This information generally can be 
identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "may", "should", 
"will", "could", "intend", "estimate", "plan", "anticipate", "expect", 
"believe" or "continue", or the negative thereof or similar variations. 
Forward-looking information is also necessarily based upon a number of 
assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management, are inherently 
subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and 
contingencies. Glencore cautions the reader that such forward-looking 
information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors 
that could cause actual results, performance or achievements of Glencore to 
differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements 
expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Many of these risks 
and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond Glencore's ability to 
control or estimate precisely, such as future market conditions, changes in 
the regulatory environment and the behaviour of other market participants. 
Glencore cannot give any assurance that such forward-looking information will 
prove to have been correct. 
Although Glencore has no knowledge that would indicate that any statements 
contained herein concerning the other or any other parties are untrue or 
incomplete, Glencore, nor any of its affiliates or associates, nor any of its 
directors or officers, assumes any responsibility for the accuracy or 
completeness of such information or for any failure of any other parties to 
disclose events or facts which may have occurred or which may affect the 
significance or accuracy of any such information but which are unknown to 
Glencore. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on this 
forward-looking information, which speaks only as of the date of this press 
release. 
Glencore disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any 
forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, further 
events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law. 
For enquiries about Glencore, please contact: 
Paul Smith (Investors) t: +41 (0)41 709 2487 m: +41 (0)79 947 1348 
e:paul.smith@glencore.com 
Charles Watenphul (Media) t: +41 (0)41 709 2462 m:+41 (0)79 904 3320 
e:charles.watenphul@glencore.com 
RLM Finsbury (Media) Guy Lamming Dorothy Burwell T: +44 (0)20 7251 3801 
Elisa Morniroli (Investors) t: +41 (0)41 709 2818 m: +41 (0)79 833 0508 
e:elisa.morniroli@glencore.com 
SOURCE: Glencore International plc 
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