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Bengalla sale first step in Rio Tinto exit

Bengalla sale first step in Rio Tinto exit

Report summary

On 30 September 2015, Rio Tinto announced it had reached a binding agreement with New Hope for the sale of its 40% interest in the Bengalla coal Joint Venture for a total consideration of A$865 million. The deal is expected to close in Q1 2016. As part of the deal, Rio Tinto and Mitsubishi have agreed to restructure Coal & Allied and individual asset holdings.

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  • Executive summary
  • Deal summary
  • Location Map
    • Coal assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upside and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Rio Tinto
    • Mitsubishi
    • New Hope

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Key facts
  • Deal summary
    • Asset equity – pre and post deal
  • Location Map
    • Hunter Valley overview
    • Key assets
    • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2016)
    • Production (100% basis)
    • 2015 seaborne thermal export margin curve
  • Deal analysis
    • Summary valuation
    • Bengalla sale first step in Rio Tinto exit: Table 6
    • Mitsubishi equity analysis post Coal and Allied restructure
  • Upside and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Economic assumptions
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