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October 05, 2015 12:25 AM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Glencore Plc

Company Overview

Glencore plc engages in the production, sourcing, processing, refining, transporting, storage, financing, and supply of commodities worldwide. It operates in three segments: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in mining, processing, smelting, refining, and warehousing copper, nickel, zinc/lead, ferroalloys, alumina/aluminum, and iron ore products. The Energy Products segment activities include coal mining and oil production operations; and investments in handling, storage, and freight equipment and facilities. The Agricultural Products segment engages in the farming, processing, handling, and storage of wheat, corn, can...

Baarermattstrasse 3

PO Box 777

Baar,  6341


181,349 Employees

Key Executives for Glencore Plc

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Member of Health, Safety, Environment & Communities Committee
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 44
Total Annual Compensation: $232.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Glencore Plc Key Developments

Glencore Reportedly In Talks With Investors For Sale Of Agriculture Business

Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) is reportedly in talks with potential investors for the sale of a stake in its agricultural commodities business. One of the potential buyers of a minority stake in the unit is thought to be GIC Pte. Ltd. Glencore is also believed to be speaking with potential investors from the Middle East. The sale is being managed for Glencore by Citigroup and Credit Suisse. Glencore is also in talks to sell its metals by-products business in South America. Others involved in preliminary negotiations include Japanese trading houses such as Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (TSE:8031) and at least one Canadian pension fund, said the same sources, who asked not to be identified because the matter is confidential. A spokesperson for Glencore declined to comment.

Glencore plc Announces Resignation of John Mack as Director

Glencore Plc announced that John Mack is discharging the managerial responsibility as director, effective September 29, 2015.

Glencore And Others In Talks To Acquire Remaining Hunter Valley Assets From Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) is reportedly in talks with Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) and about half a dozen others bidders to acquire remaining two Hunter Valley mines. The Rio mines are next to Glencore mines, Sydney Morning Herald reports.

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