Glencore's $31 Billion Xstrata Takeover Approved in Final Vote


Mick Davis, chief executive officer of Xstrata Plc, left, Trevor... News PhotoArrival,Business,CEO,CFO,Chairperson,Colleague,Commercial Activity,Corporate Business,Economy,Europe,Finance,Horizontal,Meeting,Mergers and Acquisitions,Mick Davis,Mine,Miner,Mining,SwitzerlandPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergMick Davis, chief executive officer of Xstrata Plc, left, Trevor Reid, chief financial officer of Xstrata Plc, second left, and John Bond, chairman of Xstrata Plc, third left, arrive with colleagues for a shareholder's meeting in Zug, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Xstrata shareholders voted to approve this year's biggest takeover, combining the Zug, Switzerland-based company's coal, copper, nickel and zinc mining assets with Glencore's cotton-to-crude oil commodities trading empire. Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg via Getty Images