Rio Tinto strengthens ties with Chinese SOEs

Australian mining company Rio Tinto courts the Chinese once again, forming joint ventures with Chinalco and Sinosteel soon after its proposed tie-up with BHP Billiton fails.
December 05, 2010

Looking back on our M&A deals of the year

In 2007 and 2008 our highest deal accolade went to Asia outbound M&A deals; we look back on what drove our decision-making then and how the choices look now.
May 30, 2010

Sinosteel's bold play for Midwest is paying off

Sinosteel increases its ownership in the Australian iron ore company to 33.8%, as a fall in the local share market makes a competing takeover bid from Murchison less attractive.
June 05, 2008

Sinosteel stands firm on Midwest takeover offer

The Chinese steelmaker refuses to enter a bidding war for the Australian mining company and instead questions the legality of a competing reverse merger proposal by Murchison.
May 28, 2008

Sinosteel's bid for Midwest turns hostile

ChinaÆs Sinosteel takes its $1.12 billion offer for the Australian mining company direct to shareholders in a deal that reflects China's hunger to secure raw materials.
March 16, 2008