Glencore plc

Headquarters: Baar, Switzerland

Founded: 1974

Employees: 81,284

CEO: Mr. Gary Nagle

show_chart LSE: GLEN

Market Cap

£66.57 Billion

GBP as of April 1, 2022

US$87.31 Billion

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Detailed Description

Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. It operates through two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company produces and markets copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, chrome ore, ferrochrome, vanadium, alumina, aluminum, tin, and iron ore. It also engages in the oil exploration/production, distribution, storage, and bunkering activities; and offers coal, crude oil and oil products, refined products, and natural gas. In addition, the company markets and distributes physical commodities sourced from third party producers and its production to industrial consumers in the battery, electronic, construction, automotive, steel, energy, and oil industries. Further, it provides financing, logistics, and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. The company was formerly known as Glencore Xstrata plc and changed its name to Glencore plc in May 2014. Glencore plc was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

Wikipedia Introduction

Glencore plc is an Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, its oil and gas head office in London and its registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey. The current company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. As of 2015, it ranked tenth in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies. In the 2020 Forbes Global 2000, Glencore International was ranked as the 484th-largest public company in the world. As Glencore International, the company was already one of the world's largest integrated producers and marketers of commodities. It was the largest company in Switzerland as well as the world's largest commodities trading company, with a 2010 global market share of 60% in internationally tradable zinc, 50% in internationally tradable copper, 9% in the internationally tradable grain market and 3% in the internationally tradable oil market. Glencore had a number of production facilities all around the world and supplied metals, minerals, crude oil, oil products, coal, natural gas and agricultural products to international customers in the automotive, power generation, steel production and food processing industries. The company was formed in 1994 by a management buyout of Marc Rich + Co AG (itself founded in 1974). It was listed on the London Stock Exchange in May 2011 and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It had a secondary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, but it has withdrawn from January 2018. Glencore's shares started trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in November 2013. The Qatar Investment Authority is its biggest shareholder as of 2016. In March 2022, Qatar's Sovereign Wealth Fund announced it would sell a stake worth 812 million pounds ($1.1 billion) in Glencore Plc.

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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Product & Services

Metals and minerals, energy products, agricultural products

Key People

Founder(s): Marc Rich

Gary Nagle (CEO)


Revenue: US$203.751 billion (2021)

Operating income: US$8.515 billion (2021)

Net income: US$4.349 billion (2021)

Total assets: US$127.510 billion (2021)

Total equity: US$36.917 billion (2021)

Stocks & Indices

Glencore plc has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: LSE: GLEN

Stock: FSX: 8GC

Stock: FSX: 8GCA

Stock: JSE: GLN

Stock: MTA: 8GC





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Baar, 6340


Phone: 41 41 709 2000

Fax: 41 41 709 3000