Chinese Buy Rio Tinto’s Share in Extract Resources

- March 20th, 2012

Reuters reported Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO,ASX:RIO) has accepted an offer from China Guangdong Nuclear Power for its stake in Extract Resources (TSX:EXT,ASX:EXT).

Reuters reported Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO,ASX:RIO) has accepted an offer from China Guangdong Nuclear Power for its stake in Extract Resources (TSX:EXT,ASX:EXT).

As quoted in the market news:

Monday’s move had been expected after Rio accepted CGNPC’s bid for its separately held stake in Extract’s 42 percent shareholder, Kalahari Minerals, in January.

Australian-listed Extract’s board backed the $2.4 billion Chinese offer earlier this month.

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