Diversified miner Glencore has confirmed that its 81.2%-owned subsidiary Carlia Investments Corp has completed the the sale of its interest in Mopani Copper Mines to Zambian State-owned ZCCM Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH).
Glencore retains offtake rights in respect of Mopani’s production.
ZCCM-IH notes in a separate statement that it is pleased that the conditions precedent to the transaction have been satisfied.
"ZCCM-IH is now the holder of 100% of the issued shares in Mopani, transforming the company from an investment company to owning and operating a multibillion-dollar mining asset in Zambia. The board looks forward to providing shareholders with further updates on Mopani in the coming months," it states.