05 Mar 2015

Johnson Matthey has sold its Gold and Silver Refining business to Asahi, a collector, refiner and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste materials
Johnson Matthey has sold its Gold and Silver Refining business to Asahi, a collector, refiner and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste materials

Johnson Matthey, a global leader in sustainable technologies, today announces that it has completed the sale of its Gold and Silver Refining business to Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Asahi). This completes the transaction which was first announced on 15th December 2014.

Commenting on the transaction, Robert MacLeod, Chief Executive of Johnson Matthey said: "The divestment of the Gold and Silver Refining business is in line with our long term strategy to focus on areas where we can use our expertise in chemistry and its applications to deliver high technology solutions or that provide a strategic service to the wider Johnson Matthey group."

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