ArcelorMittal SA to buy stakes in Euronimba Limited and Compagnie Francaise de Mines et Metaux in Guinea iron ore project-Reuters

Friday, 1 Aug 2014 06:56am EDT 

ArcelorMittal SA:Says that it has signed deals to purchase stakes in an iron ore project in Guinea as it pushes to raise its mining output and leverage its existing presence in the region-Reuters.Says that it would buy a 43.5 percent stake in Euronimba Limited from Billiton Guinea, a unit of BHP Billiton , and a 13 percent stake from Compagnie Francaise de Mines et Metaux, a unit of Areva.Financial details of this transaction were not disclosed.Says the deal was subject to certain conditions, including merger control clearance and approvals from the government of Guinea.