SQM asks Chilean court to rethink approval for share sale to rival

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018

Fears about access to sensitive information that could result in harm to both SQM and the market prompted the lithium producer to file a motion for reconsideration by Chile’s antitrust regulator.

Chilean lithium producer SQM has asked the country’s antitrust regulator to reconsider a decision that would see a 24% stake in SQM being sold to a rival producer, because it could give it access to commercially sensitive information.

SQM filed a motion on Wednesday October 10 asking the Tribunal...

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