ArcelorMittal To Sell Significant Portion Of $10 Billion In JVs, Assets

Date : 05/10/2012 @ 11:45AM
Source : Dow Jones News
Stock : Arcelor Mittal NY Registry Shares New (MT)
Quote : 7.75  -0.17 (-2.15%) @ 2:31PM

ArcelorMittal To Sell Significant Portion Of $10 Billion In JVs, Assets

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Steel titan ArcelorMittal (MT) expects to sell a significant portion of its $10 billion in minority investments and joint ventures in order to shore up its balance sheet.

Chief Financial Officer Aditya Mittal said that management is looking at $10 billion in assets and joint ventures on its balance sheet which could be sold off as a non-core assets in order to reduce net debt and protect its credit rating.

"We expect that [a] significant portion of that would be crystallized," Mittal told analysts in a call. He declined to provide a specific dollar value for how much might be raised from the sale of non-core assets.

Mittal, however, said there were a "few more [asset disposals] in the pipeline to be announced in the second quarter" and said that he expects net debt to fall below $22.5 billion by the end of June.

-By Alex MacDonald, Dow Jones Newswires; +44 (0)20 7842 9328; alex.macdonald@dowjones.com




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