Sanjeev Gupta established Liberty House Group while at university in Cambridge as a trading company focused on Africa & Asia.
Liberty grew into a commodity trade house focused on steel, agri & chemicals.
Liberty consolidated its metals and steel based trading activities.
Liberty opened its Dubai office as a regional hub for the Middle East & Africa.
Liberty acquired steel plants in Africa.
Liberty Singapore office established to serve as a regional hub for Asia.
Liberty unveiled new Hong Kong office as a regional hub for China.
Liberty acquired MIR Steel Newport, a two million steelworks, which was later renamed to Liberty Steel Newport (LSN).
August - Liberty Steel Newport (formerly MIR Steel) recommenced production after significant restructuring.
November - Liberty purchased the second largest privately owned engineering business in the UK - Caparo Industries Plc.
December - The GFG Alliance of which Liberty is a part of, concluded conditional agreement to acquire Tungsten Bank Plc.
February - Liberty purchased EAF, continuous casting equipment, rod and bar mill in Sheerness.
March - Liberty signed agreement to acquire TATA Steel plate plants in Scotland.
June - Liberty acquired Mabey Bridge Asset.
September - Liberty formally reopened the iconic Dalzell Steel mill. The mill was inaugurated by the Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
October - Liberty announced the launch of Liberty Metal Recycling - a new business focused on the UK, Europe and the USA.
November - Liberty reopened structural hollow sections mill in Tredegar, South Wales. The plant was inaugurated by the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales.
November - Liberty unveiled a new office in Shanghai.
November - Liberty and sister company SIMEC reached agreement with Rio Tinto Aluminium to buy the iconic hydro-power and aluminium smelting operation at Lochaber near Fort William.
November - Liberty entered into exclusive negotiations with Tata Steel UK to acquire its Speciality Steels business.
December - Liberty completes the purchase of the Lochaber smelter, two hydropower stations and the associated estates from Rio Tinto Alcan.
10th January - Liberty House Group acquired CovPress, a high-profile Tier 1 vehicle pressings and assemblies manufacturer.
1st May - Liberty House acquired Tata Speciality Steels, which was renamed to Liberty Speciality Steels.
3rd July - Liberty acquired 100% of the share capital of Caparo Merchant Bar, renamed to Liberty Merchant Bar.
4th July - Liberty and SIMEC, members of the GFG Alliance, signed binding agreement to acquire the Arrium mining and steel business in Australia.
11th July - Liberty signed agreement to purchase Hartlepool mills from Tata Steel UK
20th July - Liberty acquired UK operations of AMTEK.
31st August - Liberty acquired OneSteel - the leading Australian manufacturer of steel long products.
18th December - Liberty enters North American market with the acquisition of the Georgetown steelworks.
7th March - Liberty announced as preferred bidder for Amtek Auto India.
19th March - Liberty acquired Export Metals in Tampa, USA.
29th May - Liberty acquired aluminium wheels manufacturer, AR Industries, France.
12th October - Liberty makes binding offer to buy four ArcelorMittal steel plants in Romania, Czech Republic, Macedonia and Italy.
2nd November - Liberty agrees deal with ArcelorMittal to acquire three further steel plants in Belgium and Luxembourg.
9th November - Liberty acquired Cape International, a classic car restoration and parts specialist based in Redditch in the West Midlands.
9th November - Liberty entered into a committed financing agreement with a syndicate of major international banks for the purchase of Aluminium Dunkerque, Europe’s largest aluminium smelter from Rio Tinto.
3rd December - Liberty Steel USA acquired Keystone Steel and Wire, a division of Keystone Consolidated Industries.
14th December - Liberty completes its purchase of Aluminium Dunkerque, Europe’s largest aluminium smelter.