AngloAmerican is one of the world’s largest mining companies. The product portfolio spans bulk commodities (iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal and thermal coal), base metals (copper and nickel) and precious metals and minerals. The company operates in Africa, Europe, South and North America, Australia and Asia. However, the main activities are still in southern Africa where the roots of the company were. Besides the London Stock Exchange, AngloAmerican is secondary listed at Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Subsidiaries are among others Anglo Platinum Ltd. (79.7%), De Beers (85% since Nobember 2011) and Cerrejón Coal Company (33.3%). Shares in AngloGold Ashanti were sold in 2009.