Johannesburg - Resources giant Anglo
American [JSE:AGL] said on Thursday it had completed its acquisition
of a 40% shareholding in De Beers from CHL - representing the
Oppenheimer family interests.
The deal increases Anglo’s
shareholding in De Beers to 85%.
The company has paid $5.2bn‚
comprising the agreed purchase price of $5.1 billion and a number of
adjustments as provided for under the agreement.
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