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Beny Steinmetz

Date of Birth: 2/04/1956
Place of Birth: Netanya, Israel


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Steinmetz deal bears fruit

President Alpha Condé has held up his end of a secret bargain with Israeli mining billionaire Beny Steinmetz now that Conakry's prosecutors have dropped all bribery charges against officials and members of the entourage of Condé's late predecessor Lansana Conté...

But in February 2019 Condé secretly agreed to drop all accusations against Steinmetz and abandon arbitration between Guinea and Steinmetz's company Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) as first reported by Africa Confidential (AC Vol 60 No 5 A surprise reunion)...


Iron back on track

It was previously held by the Brazilian mining giant Vale and the Israeli billionaire diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz's mining company BSGR...


Condé bids for third term

Conakry also played host to a series of more democratically inclined old friends including Tony Blair and two former French presidents: François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy who had reportedly brokered the truce between Condé's government and the Israel-based minerals magnate Beny Steinmetz after a protracted battle over the unexplored iron ore reserves in Guinea's remote southeast (AC Vol 60 No 5 A surprise reunion)...


A surprise reunion

Israeli mining magnate Beny Steinmetz has made a surprise re-entry into Guinea after reaching an apparently amicable settlement in his lengthy dispute with the Guinean government over allegations of graft relating to the world's largest untapped iron ore resource Simandou...

At the end of February Steinmetz's mining arm Beny Steinmetz Group Resources-Guinea (BSGR) and the government jointly announced that Guinea would drop an international arbitration case against the company...


Skeletons in the cupboard

Gertler who is being represented by Marc Bonnant the Swiss lawyer who represented Israeli diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz over corruption charges levelled against him in Guinea has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing (AC Vol 58 No 5 An awkward tango for Gertler and Glencore)...


Thiam verdict makes waves

The diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz is accused of paying bribes for mining licences and fraud in Guinea but no connection to Thiam has so far been mentioned...

The revelations have raised questions as to whether the connections between Kushner and the Steinmetz family could have an impact on US Department of Justice investigations into Beny Steinmetz...


Desperation and inspiration

The event was sponsored by FTI Consulting which spent several years as the public relations firm for Israeli mining magnate Beny Steinmetz now wanted in seven different jurisdictions on corruption charges relating to his mining business in Guinea (AC Vol 57 No 8 Africa probes the Panama connection)...


Rio quits Simandou

Rio acquired the project in 1997 but saw its rights to the northern half of Simandou confiscated by the Guinean government and handed in 2008 to Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) the mining arm of the Israeli billionaire's empire following criticism from the late President Lansana Conté about the lack of activity in exploiting its estimated $50 million potential...


Sable bribery repercussions

Condé previously conducted sweeping reviews of mining contracts awarded before he came to office which resulted in the stripping of the Simandou North licence from Vale-Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (VBG) a joint venture company run by Israeli diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz and Brazilian mining giant Vale...


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