BHP goes hostile on PotashCorp

By Simon Moores
Published: Wednesday, 18 August 2010

World’s biggest miner goes to PotashCorp shareholders after $39bn. bid rejected

BHP Billiton Plc has positioned itself for a hostile takeover of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, the world’s biggest producer of the fertiliser mineral.   

The Australian miner has gone straight to the shareholders of PotashCorp in a bid to lure sales at a $130-a-share...

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