Sanjeev Gupta

Liberty House Mulling Offer for Rio’s Dunkirk Aluminium Smelter

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...


Sanjeev Gupta to Invest US$150 MM in Lochaber Smelter

Scotland’s historic Lochaber smelter is soon to be the recipient of a much-needed infusion of cash from Liberty House’s boss Sanjeev Gupta. The metals tycoon has pledged a US$150 million investment to the smelter, which, in addition to converting the plant to production of aluminium wheels, is expected to safeguard the plant for the foreseeable […]

Rio Tinto Sells Lochaber Plant to SIMEC Group for US$410 MM

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto announced yesterday that it had come to an agreement for the sale of its Lochaber plant to SIMEC Group and Liberty House for US$410 million. According to press releases issued by the companies involved, SIMEC’s sister company Liberty House will be the operator of the smelter. The sale includes hydroelectric […]