Liberty House $500 million acquisition of Dunkerque plant from Rio Tinto

14/12/2018
Private acquisition

$ 500 million

Completed

14/12/2018


Overview:

  • Liberty House has acquired the Dunkerque plant in Northern France from Rio Tinto for $500 million.
  • This plant is Europe's largest aluminum smelter with an annual capacity of 280,000 tons.

Laura Mendes - Researcher

Jurisdiction:

France

Deal type:

Private acquisition

Practice area:

M&A

Governing law:

France

Industry sectors:

Industrials and manufacturing
Mining


Firms:

Party: Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Lead arranger)

Party: BNP Paribas (Lender)

Party: ICBC (Lender)

Party: Standard Bank (Lender)

Party: Morgan Stanley (Lender)

Party: Natixis (Lender)

Party: Barclays Bank (Lender)

Party: Bank of Montreal (Lender)

Party: Royal Bank of Canada (Lender)


Party: Liberty House Group (Acquirer)

Lawyer: Richard Elks


Party: Rio Tinto (Seller)


EY

Party: Rio Tinto (Seller)


Party: Rio Tinto (Seller)


Party: Liberty House Group (Acquirer)