BHP Billiton pulls of out of PotashCorp takeover bid

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 15 November 2010

Canadian government block forces collapse of $39bn deal; BHP hit by $350m. costs

BHP Billiton Plc has withdrawn its $39bn offer to acquire Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan after the Canadian government declined to support the bid.

The Anglo-Australian miner said the failed bid would...

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