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METALS & MINING
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Investments

25

Portfolio Exits

7

Partners & Customers

10

About Rio Tinto Group

Rio Tinto Group (OTCMKTS: RTNTF) is a mining group that is engaged in finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. It focuses on mining for metals such as aluminum, borates, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, tin, uranium, zinc, titanium dioxide feedstock, diamonds, salt, and zircon. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in London, U.K.

Headquarters Location

6 Saint James's Square

London, England, SW1Y 4AD,

United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7781 1623

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Guinean President Resumes Simandou Iron Mine Project Construction

Mar 19, 2023

The government of Guinea and its partners have resumed work on building the Simandou infrastructure and mine. 2023-03-19T13:23+0000 https://cdnn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e7/03/13/1108566956_0:0:3071:1728_1920x0_80_0_0_922a7e6cc3cd60e1679efb901460cae1.jpg The government of Guinea and its partners have resumed work on building the Simandou infrastructure and mine.Guinea's leader Mamady Doumbouya officially announced the resumption of works at a ceremony in Moribaya, about 100 kilometers south of the capital city Conakry.The Simandou project, which is estimated to cost $15 billion, includes setting up a railway, port, and mine at the world's biggest untapped reserve of high-grade iron ore.Simandou's owners are multinational Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto, the Guinean government, and the Winning Consortium Simandou – a collection of Chinese and Singaporean companies. Recently, China's biggest iron and steel producer, Baowu, was allowed to join the project to accelerate the financing.The project was suspended in March last year because of disagreements over how the project would be financed and how much of the revenues would go to the government. https://sputniknews.com/20230131/guinea-to-develop-simandou-iron-ore-reserves-with-chinese-support--1106849529.html simandou project, simandou mountains, iron ore mining Guinean President Resumes Simandou Iron Mine Project Construction © AP Photo The Simandou range is thought to contain one of the largest untapped reserves of iron ore, estimated at more than 2.4 billion tons with iron content exceeding 65.5 percent. After finishing negotiations on the issue of financing – which is why the project had been suspended – the country is almost ready to harvest the riches of the mountains. The government of Guinea and its partners have resumed work on building the Simandou infrastructure and mine. Guinea's leader Mamady Doumbouya officially announced the resumption of works at a ceremony in Moribaya, about 100 kilometers south of the capital city Conakry. "My ambition is for the Simandou project to serve as a real catalyst for Guinea's economic development, and allow the country to become a major player in the world iron ore market," Doumbouya said in a speech. The Simandou project, which is estimated to cost $15 billion, includes setting up a railway, port, and mine at the world's biggest untapped reserve of high-grade iron ore. Simandou's owners are multinational Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto, the Guinean government, and the Winning Consortium Simandou – a collection of Chinese and Singaporean companies. Recently, China's biggest iron and steel producer, Baowu, was allowed to join the project to accelerate the financing. The project was suspended in March last year because of disagreements over how the project would be financed and how much of the revenues would go to the government.

Rio Tinto Group Investments

25 Investments

Rio Tinto Group has made 25 investments. Their latest investment was in ClearFlame Engines as part of their Series B on March 3, 2023.

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Rio Tinto Group Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/9/2023

Series B

ClearFlame Engines

$30M

Yes

4

6/22/2022

Series B

Electric Hydrogen

Yes

5

6/9/2022

Corporate Minority - P2P

Nano One

$10M

Yes

2

6/6/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

3/1/2022

Series B

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10

Date

3/9/2023

6/22/2022

6/9/2022

6/6/2022

3/1/2022

Round

Series B

Series B

Corporate Minority - P2P

Seed VC

Series B

Company

ClearFlame Engines

Electric Hydrogen

Nano One

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Amount

$30M

$10M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

5

2

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Rio Tinto Group Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

Rio Tinto Group has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Rio Tinto Group - Dunkirk Aluminum Smelter on November 15, 2018.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

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11/15/2018

Divestiture

Rio Tinto Group - Dunkirk Aluminum Smelter

$99M

1

1/12/2018

Acquired - II

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10

1/24/2017

Divestiture

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$99M

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10

6/1/2014

Corporate Majority

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0

10/25/2013

Shareholder Liquidity

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$99M

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10

Date

11/15/2018

1/12/2018

1/24/2017

6/1/2014

10/25/2013

Exit

Divestiture

Acquired - II

Divestiture

Corporate Majority

Shareholder Liquidity

Companies

Rio Tinto Group - Dunkirk Aluminum Smelter

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$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

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Rio Tinto Group Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

Rio Tinto Group acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was Turquoise Hill Resources on December 16, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

12/16/2022

$99M

Acq - P2P

4

4/8/2022

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6/12/2013

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Date

12/16/2022

4/8/2022

6/12/2013

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Total Funding

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Acq - P2P

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Rio Tinto Group Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Rio Tinto Group has 10 strategic partners and customers. Rio Tinto Group recently partnered with The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum on March 3, 2023.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/8/2023

Partner

Canada

Rio Tinto partners with CIM to advance Canada’s mining innovation

Through the partnership , Rio Tinto will leverage Canadian Institute of Mining , Metallurgy and Petroleum 's command in professional and industry development while Canadian Institute of Mining , Metallurgy and Petroleum members will gain access to Rio Tinto 's knowledge and resources .

1

2/21/2023

Client

Germany

Rio Tinto Partners With BMW For Low-Carbon Aluminum Supply

Mining giant Rio Tinto plc RIO has partnered with BMW Group BMWYY to develop more responsible , sustainable , traceable and secure supply chains .

1

1/31/2023

Partner

United Kingdom

Guinea to Develop Simandou Iron Ore Reserves with Chinese Support

In July , Anglo-Australian multinational company Rio Tinto Group , the Guinean government and WCS created a joint venture to start building rail and port infrastructure needed to transport iron ore from the mine in the far south-east of the country to Guinea 's coast so that it can then be exported .

1

12/15/2022

Partner

Canada

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11/14/2022

Partner

Australia

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Date

3/8/2023

2/21/2023

1/31/2023

12/15/2022

11/14/2022

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Partner

Client

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Canada

Germany

United Kingdom

Canada

Australia

News Snippet

Rio Tinto partners with CIM to advance Canada’s mining innovation

Through the partnership , Rio Tinto will leverage Canadian Institute of Mining , Metallurgy and Petroleum 's command in professional and industry development while Canadian Institute of Mining , Metallurgy and Petroleum members will gain access to Rio Tinto 's knowledge and resources .

Rio Tinto Partners With BMW For Low-Carbon Aluminum Supply

Mining giant Rio Tinto plc RIO has partnered with BMW Group BMWYY to develop more responsible , sustainable , traceable and secure supply chains .

Guinea to Develop Simandou Iron Ore Reserves with Chinese Support

In July , Anglo-Australian multinational company Rio Tinto Group , the Guinean government and WCS created a joint venture to start building rail and port infrastructure needed to transport iron ore from the mine in the far south-east of the country to Guinea 's coast so that it can then be exported .

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Rio Tinto Group Team

30 Team Members

Rio Tinto Group has 30 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Ivan Vella.

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Work History

Title

Status

Ivan Vella

Chief Executive Officer

Current

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