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,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, center, and John Bond, chairman of Xstrata Plc, arrive 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