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Slideshow Mega-Mergers: Largest Recent M&A Transactions

By The Online Investor Staff, updated Thu., Apr. 24, 5:48 AM

Slide #1. Yamana and Agnico Eagle 100% of Osisko's issued and outstanding common shares

Acquirer: Yamana and Agnico Eagle (AUY)
Acquiree: 100% of Osisko's issued and outstanding common shares (OSK.CA)
Details: Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") (TSX:OSK)(FRANKFURT:EWX), Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI)(NYSE:AUY) ("Yamana") and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM)(TSX:AEM) ("Agnico Eagle") are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement ("the Agreement") pursuant to which Yamana and Agnico Eagle will jointly acquire 100% of Osisko's issued and outstanding common shares for total consideration of C$3.9 billion or C$8.15 per share. The total offer consists of approximately C$1.0 billion in cash, C$2.3 billion in Yamana and Agnico Eagle shares, and creation of a new company ("New Osisko") with an implied value of approximately C$575 million.

Yamana Gold is engaged in the exploration, development, extraction, processing and reclamation of gold and other precious metals mining throughout the Americas including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. As of Dec 31 2011, total proven reserves for gold, silver, cooper, zinc and molybdenum was 618,709,000 tonnes, 27,316,000 tonnes, 387,660,000 tonnes, 5,004,000 tonnes and 32,000,000 tonnes, respectively.

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Yamana Gold is engaged in the exploration, development, extraction, processing and reclamation of gold and other precious metals mining throughout the Americas including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. As of Dec 31 2011, total proven reserves for gold, silver, cooper, zinc and molybdenum was 618,709,000 tonnes, 27,316,000 tonnes, 387,660,000 tonnes, 5,004,000 tonnes and 32,000,000 tonnes, respectively.

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Company Name:  Yamana Gold, Inc.
Website:  www.yamana.com
Sector:  Precious Metals
Number of ETFs Holding AUY:  8
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $309.66M
Total Market Capitalization:  $5.85B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  5.29%
Company Name:  Osisko Mining Corp
Website:  www.osisko.com
Sector:  Precious Metals
Number of ETFs Holding OSK.CA:  5
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $175.80M
Total Market Capitalization:  $2.99B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  5.87%
 

April 24, 2014    5:48 AM Eastern
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