NMDC is planning to acquire Mozambique asset which belongs to Nagpur-based Sunflag Iron and Steel Company Limited and the other asset is in Brazil.
NMDC already has MoU to acquire 15% stake in Sunflag Iron and Steel’s iron ore mines in the Africa. The Brazil property has a resources of one Bn tonnes, for which the due diligence is over.
NMDC expects to conclude the deals this year.
Last month, NMDC had signed MOU to acquire Amplus, a Brazilian iron ore company. It will initially invest around $10-15 Mn to acquire 26% holding and buy up to 50% subsequently. Amplus mine is located around 150 km close to the coast with reserves of over 1.5 bn tonne.
International Financial Corp (IFC), the private lending arm of the World Bank, has revealed that it intends to invest in two leading Bangladeshi companies. The aim is to give impetus to the government’s efforts to upgrade Bangladesh’s infrastructure and expand its exports.