Glencore PLC (GLEN.LN) on Friday said its consortium with the Qatar Investment Authority has agreed to sell a 14.2% stake in Russia's Rosneft Oil Co. (ROSN.MZ) to Chinese conglomerate CEFC China Energy Company Ltd.
Following the sale, Glencore will own 0.5% of Rosneft Oil and QIA will own 4.7%, Glencore said.
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Glencore said the shares in Rosneft Oil will be sold at around 16% above their average share price over the past 30 days.
Shares at 1200 GMT, down 2.2 pence, or 0.6%, at 366.3 pence valuing the company at 53.11 billion pounds ($69.43 billion).
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September 08, 2017 08:44 ET (12:44 GMT)