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FLSmidth makes ESSA offer unconditional


Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 04-2011, 17 February 2011.

On 5 December 2010, FLSmidth submitted a conditional offer to acquire the Australian listed company ESSA Australia Limited (ESSA), see Company Announcement no. 35 - 2010.

With more than 90% of the company's shareholders having accepted the offer, FLSmidth now declares the offer unconditional and will proceed with the statutory process of compulsory acquisition of the remaining shares.  

"The acquisition will strengthen FLSmidth's minerals offerings. ESSA's world leading sampling and sample preparation equipment will fit perfectly into our existing product portfolio and the acquisition will at the same time strengthen our local presence in Australia", comments CEO Jørgen Huno Rasmussen, FLSmidth & Co. A/S.




Please address any questions regarding this announcement to Group Chief Executive Officer Jørgen Huno Rasmussen, FLSmidth & Co. A/S at +45 36 18 18 00.


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Pernille Friis Andersen
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations