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For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

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We store and use information you provide as follows:

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In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

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You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


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Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


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BHP Billiton PLC (BLT)

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Friday 15 August, 2014

BHP Billiton PLC

Update on Portfolio Simplification

RNS Number : 2378P
BHP Billiton PLC
15 August 2014



Release Time



15 August 2014






BHP Billiton has been simplifying its portfolio for over a decade and is pursuing options to make the Company simpler and more productive.

As we announced on 1 April 2014, we are actively studying the next phase of simplification, including structural options.  We believe that a portfolio focused on our major iron ore, copper, coal and petroleum assets would retain the benefits of diversification, generate stronger growth in cash flow and a superior return on investment.

By increasing our focus on these four pillars, with potash as a potential fifth, we will be able to more quickly improve the productivity and performance of our largest businesses.

Since then, the Board has continued to study various structural alternatives including at its meeting this week. A demerger of a selection of assets is our preferred option.

The Board expects to consider this, and other matters, when it reconvenes next week.  If any material decisions are made, they will be announced immediately. 


Further information on BHP Billiton can be found at:

Media Relations




Emily Perry

Tel: +61 3 9609 2800  Mobile: +61 477 325 803



Paul Hitchins

Tel: + 61 3 9609 2592 Mobile: + 61 419 315 001



Eleanor Nichols

Tel: +61 3 9609 2360  Mobile: +61 407 064 748



United Kingdom


Ruban Yogarajah

Tel: +44 20 7802 4033  Mobile: +44 7827 082 022



Jennifer White

Tel: +44 20 7802 7462  Mobile: +44 7827 253 764





Ruban Yogarajah

Tel: +44 20 7802 4033 Mobile: +44 7827 082 022



Investor Relations




Tara Dines

Tel: +61 3 9609 2222 Mobile: +61 499 249 005



Jodie Phillips

Tel: +61 3 9609 2069 Mobile: +61 418 710 516



United Kingdom and South Africa


Jonathan Price

Tel: +44 20 7802 4131 Mobile: +44 7990 527 726



Dean Simon

Tel: +44 20 7802 7461 Mobile: +44 7717 511 193





James Agar

Tel: +1 212 310 1421 Mobile: +1 347 882 3011



Joseph Suarez

Tel: +1 212 310 1422 Mobile: +1 646 400 3803





BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077

Registered in Australia

Registered Office: Level 16, 171 Collins Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia

Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015


BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209

Registered in England and Wales

Registered Office: Neathouse Place

London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom

Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111


Members of the BHP Billiton Group which is headquartered in Australia


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