🇳🇴 Hydro receives competition clearing for Alunorte partnership with Glencore

November 22, 2023

An aerial view of Alunorte

The parties have received unconditional approval from relevant competition authorities, including Brazil, China, Germany and Austria, and there are no outstanding regulatory conditions to complete the transaction.

The main conditions for Glencore to acquire 30 percent in the Brazilian alumina refinery, Hydro Alunorte and Hydro’s 5 percent interest in the Brazilian bauxite producer Mineracão Rio do Norte (MRN) together with Vale’s 40 percent stake in MRN have been fulfilled.

The transactions are expected to be completed within November 30 or December 1, 2023.

Originally published on 20 November by NIB.

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