Our History

Growing in steel since 1992


Sanjeev Gupta (SKG) established LIBERTY as a trading company focused on Africa and Asia while reading Economics and Management at Trinity College, Cambridge University.

2000 - 12

LIBERTY grew into a commodity trade house focused on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, opening offices in Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.


LIBERTY Steel Newport began production again after significant restructuring.


LIBERTY reopened a structural hollow sections mill in South Wales.

LIBERTY reopened the iconic Dalzell steel mill in Scotland.


LIBERTY acquired Tata’s Speciality Steels division.

LIBERTY acquired Caparo Merchant Bar.

LIBERTY purchased the Hartlepool SAW pipe mills from TATA.

LIBERTY acquired the fully integrated steel producer OneSteel in Australia.


LIBERTY entered the North American market with the acquisition of the Georgetown steelworks.


LIBERTY completed the purchase on KCI, the leading wire rod producer in the USA.

LIBERTY expanded wire capabilities in the USA with the purchase of Johnstown Wire Technologies.

LIBERTY acquired 7 major steelworks in Europe from ArcelorMittal.