Breaking up BHP is hard to do

A demerger of BHP Billiton's non-core assets aligns with the company's desire to simplify its structure, but its status as a dual-listed entity would make for an unwieldy unwinding process.

This week’s intense speculation about the prospect of a demerger of BHP Billiton’s non-core assets has underplayed one of the central aspects of the group’s structure: the fact that it is a dual-listed entity.

{{content.question}}

SMS Code Sent…

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

If you didn't receive SMS code please

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Related Articles