Dunkirk smelter

GFG Alliance Seeking Payment Pause For Debt Payments To Troubled Backer Greensill

GFG Alliance Seeking Payment Pause For Debt Payments To Troubled Backer Greensill

In response to concerns raised by an insolvency filing by one of its financial backers, GFG Alliance leader Sanjay Gupta said his firm is in discussions with its administrators regarding an agreement to pause payments to the troubled firm. On Friday, Gupta...

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Liberty House Secures Funding For Purchase Of Aluminium Dunkerque From Rio Tinto

A financing deal between steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance and various lending institutions has been struck for the purchase of Rio Tinto Group’s Dunkirk smelter in France. In a press statement, GFG announced the arrangement, which was negotiated on standard terms and provides for five-year committed funds. The total amount financed was not disclosed. […]

Rio Tinto Warns 2018 Aluminium Output May Suffer Due to Rusal Sanctions

Repercussions continue to be felt throughout the global aluminium trade as evidenced by Rio Tinto Group’s announcement on Wednesday that it may revise its 2018 aluminium output on account of sanctions placed upon U.C. Rusal by the United States Treasury Department earlier this month. In the course of its announced production results, the firm projected […]

Liberty House Mulling Offer for Rio’s Dunkirk Aluminium Smelter

According to multiple sources claiming direct knowledge of the matter, London-based industrial and commodities firm Liberty House Group is weighing the possibility of tendering an offer for Rio Tinto Group’s smelter in northern France. A trio of sources told Reuters earlier this week that Sanjeev Gupta’s venture expressed interest in the Dunkirk plant, which is […]