Ursa miner

12 November 2007 By John Foley

The AngloAustralian miner has taken the fight for rival Rio Tinto straight to shareholders, promising $26bn worth of synergies. Getting Rio’s investors to back a tieup looks smart. But BHP’s own shareholders could end up paying the price for too much hostility.

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