Mick Davis

Type: Person
Name: Mick Davis
Title: Chief Executive
Organization: Xstrata plc
Date of Birth: 1959
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mick Davis
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BHP Billiton fires the starting gun on $15bn mines spin-off

Major miners: the new business’s chief Graham Kerr, left, with Andrew MackenzieAAABHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner, today pulled the trigger on a demerger of a host of its lesser mines to create a new business valued at up to $15 billion (£9.3 ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BHP spinoff creates potential takeover target

18:29 ET | About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)BHP Billiton's (NYSE:BHP) move to spin off a raft of assets it deems non-core - businesses that employ ~25% of the company's current workforce but deliver less than 10% of its profits - creates a new midsize ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

»Davis sees IPO for X2 at future point

– WHEN NEWS FILTERED through last year that Mick Davis was planning to establish his own firm, the natural assumption was that he was joining the ranks of other former mining executives in private equity.Davis’s former banker, for instance, Ian Hannam ... [Published Mining MX - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Dedicated follower of fashion

Why bother making the Big Australian smaller? BHP Billiton shares rose on news the world's biggest miner is closer to demerging some unwanted assets. Yet, it is hard to see this move transforming either business. This will test whether companies can create ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Children lend a hand ... and feet to mural

RESIDENTS in Kyogle may have noticed the WK 'Bill' Grace tunnel has had a bit of a makeover.Thanks to the hands, and even a couple of feet, of the local primary school children and the work of Steve 'Nunky' Anderson, fresh paintings now grace the pedestrian ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Mick Davis, Acquisition
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

BHP set to jettison assets as miner sharpens focus

* Aluminium, manganese, nickel, silver seen going to new company * Year profit seen up 22 pct to $13.7 bln, buyback on cards * Previous BHP spin-offs soared then sank By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton is set to unwind what's left ... [Published Sharenet - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

PRESS DIGEST - Sunday British business - Aug 17

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - British newspapers reported the following business stories on Sunday. Reuters has not independently verified these media reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.THE SUNDAY TIMESCARILLION WEIGHS FINAL BALFOUR SWEETENERCarillion ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

BHP leaps as spin-off signals return to roots

Shares in Anglo Australian mining giant BHP Billiton jumped almost 3% today after it said that it will spin off its non-core interests.The decision means that recently appointed chief executive Andrew Mackenzie is firmly committed to returning the group ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Birregurra’s recruits re-commit to Saints

Michael Bolitho is among a host of Birregurra footballers signed to play in 2015.BIRREGURRA will look to improve on its rapid rise this season after re-signing the club’s 2014 recruits.The new Saints, as well as a stack of emerging young players, have ... [Published Colacherald.com.au - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Naive' pro-PM letter dropped

Communal leaders scrapped a show of support for David Cameron's Israel policy amid fears they would fuel accusations that Jewish donors were influencing government policy.A letter signed by around two dozen influential figures was due to be published ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mining M&A deals down, but value up

Ernst & Young has just produced its latest quarterly Mergers and Acquisitions analysis for the mining sector.This shows that there were around 112 deals in the sector during Q2 this year totaling US$9.5b.Deal volume was down 21% on the previous quarter ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mick Davis: why it's right to back Israel

Jewish Leadership Council chairman Mick Davis, strongly defended Israel's campaign in an article in the Sunday Times.He wrote that every "right-thinking person" should side with Israel in its conflict with Hamas."I side with Israel every morning because ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]

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"it's been very inspirational to get the kids involved" Mr Davis said
"There's a whole bunch of kids who are being left behind," said charter school supporter Mick Davis. "strong foundations is about starting them early, and giving them a good foundation. if you don't get them at the bottom, by the time you get to 10th, 11th grade, you're going to be left behind."

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Potential buyers for BHP’s Nickel West [Published BDlive - Aug 20 2014]
BHP spinoff creates potential takeover target [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 19 2014]
»Davis sees IPO for X2 at future point [Published Mining MX - Aug 19 2014]
BHP Billiton fires the starting gun on $15bn mi... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 19 2014]
From Amazon's Jeff Bezos To Facebook's Mark Zuc... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 19 2014]
Children lend a hand ... and feet to mural [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 18 2014]
Dedicated follower of fashion [Published Business Standard India - Aug 18 2014]
Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for... [Published Mining.com - Aug 18 2014]
BHP set to jettison assets as miner sharpens focus [Published Sharenet - Aug 18 2014]
PRESS DIGEST - Sunday British business - Aug 17 [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 17 2014]
BHP leaps as spin-off signals return to roots [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 15 2014]
What a BHP demerger will mean for shareholders [Published Business Spectator - Aug 15 2014]
Birregurra’s recruits re-commit to Saints [Published Colacherald.com.au - Aug 15 2014]
'Naive' pro-PM letter dropped [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
Mine M&A activity falls as prices of metals rise [Published IOL - Aug 12 2014]
Mining M&A deals down, but value up [Published Ferret.com.au - Aug 12 2014]
Saints secure spot in CDFL top three [Published Colacherald.com.au - Aug 11 2014]
Mick Davis: why it's right to back Israel [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
Wireless communication systems give mining resc... [Published Mining Technology - Aug 07 2014]
DataRoom AM: Packer’s Vegas call [Published Business Spectator - Aug 06 2014]
Choose which side you are on, say UK Jewish lea... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]
Easton's Strong Foundations charter school reje... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - Jul 30 2014]
Top 20 foreign films shot in Romania [Published Romania Business Insider - Jul 28 2014]
Mining in Sierra Leone – working to stand out f... [Published Mining Technology - Jul 23 2014]
Sunshine Fund news with Caroll Pattison, Sunshi... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
London’s King of Mining forced to pay £450K fine [Published City A.M. - Jul 23 2014]
DataRoom AM: Qantas split whispers [Published Business Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
Offshore: Deals and cases April-June 2014 [Published The Lawyer - Jul 21 2014]
In front of the wave [Published Mining MX - Jul 15 2014]
Trader Noble, private equity EIG launch $2 bln ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
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Trader Noble, private equity EIG launch $2 bln ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Asian commodity trader Noble Group Ltd has joined forces with U.S. private-equity firm EIG Global Energy Partners to launch a new venture aiming to snap up $2 billion in global energy assets. Harbour Energy Ltd will be helmed by former top Royal ...
Noble joins forces with EIG to launch energy ve... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Reuters – Asian commodity trader Noble Group Ltd has joined forces with U.S. private-equity firm EIG Global Energy Partners to launch a new venture aiming to snap up $2 billion in global energy assets. Harbour Energy Ltd will be helmed by former top ...
Trader Noble strikes second private equity inve... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]
(Reuters) – Global commodity trader Noble Group Ltd has joined forces with a private equity group to set up an energy investment fund run by a former Royal Dutch Shell executive, its second such arrangement in a year. Noble and EIG Global Energy ...
News story: PM's Holocaust Commission meets Pre... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - May 30 2014]
Prime Minister David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission marked the final day of its public consultation today (30 May) by taking evidence from former US president Jimmy Carter, whose own commission in 1978 led to the creation of the United States Holocaust ...
Today's Market View Including Amur Minerals, Go... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Apr 29 2014]
X2 Resources – rumours suggest X2 Resources is looking to acquire BHP coal and nickel assets (Bloomberg) • Bloomberg report that Mick Davis’ X2 Resources is looking to acquire BHP assets in coal and nickel. • BHP, like other major miners is thought ...
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