Trafigura is the majority owner of the operating business of Nyrstar, a global multi-metals business with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals.  Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people.  The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products.