(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 23-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company, has announced that all regulatory clearances concerning its acquisition of the thyssenkrupp’s mining business have now been received. In addition to the approvals already in place, including, but not limited to, from Canada and Morocco, the company has now received green light for its acquisition from other major mining countries such as Australia, South Africa, Peru and Chile. All regulatory clearances to date have been without imposition of any competition related remedies.
FLSmidth Group CEO Mikko Keto commented: “Receiving regulatory clearances in such important mining countries – from both a mine production and a customer standpoint – marks a significant milestone in our journey to complete our acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s Mining business. The acquisition will contribute to FLSmidth’s ambition to strengthen our pit-to-plant service and equipment solutions, further improving what we can offer our customers”.
Pending the remaining authority approvals and satisfaction of conditions in the sale and purchase agreement with thyssenkrupp, the transaction is expected to close during the second half of 2022.
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