Akin Gump Advises American Zinc Recycling in Strategic Investment by Glencore

(Washington, D.C.) – American Zinc Recycling LLC announced today that a subsidiary of Glencore plc has purchased a 10% stake in its wholly-owned subsidiary American Zinc Recycling (AZR) Corp. This strategic investment has been made in connection with the restart of operations at AZR Corp.’s Mooresboro Zinc Refinery located in Mooresboro, North Carolina, and also involved various commercial agreements between the parties.

A team from Akin Gump, led by corporate partner Iain Wood, advised American Zinc Recycling in the matter. Mr. Wood was joined by corporate associates Evan Goodman, William Pelak and Jacqueline Lewis.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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