Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; OTCQX: IVPAF) completed US $616 million financing with CITIC Metal Co., Ltd. and Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.
In fending off Lundin Mining hostile take-over bid, Nevsun Resources entered friendly take-over offering by Zijin Mining Group in a cash deal valued at CDN $1.86B or US $1.41B
Chinese and Oman investors backed BlackRock Metals secured $185M in equity and loan financing from Government of Québec
MineSense Technologies raised US $18M from Prelude Ventures, Caterpillar Venture Capital, Mitsubishi Corporation, ABB Technology Ventures (ATV), Aurus Ventures, Chrysalix Venture Capital,Cycle Capital Management
Coro Mining (TSX: COP) closed $13.2M financing with Tembo Capital and to close $33.6M Tembo Capital backstopped rights offering with full participation of Greenstone Resources LP
Sawiris family owned La Mancha Holding S.à r.l. to invest US $125.7M for a 30% stake in Golden Star Resources (TSX: GSC), operator of Wassa and Prestea underground mines in Ghana.
Arias Resource Capital Management to sell a portion of Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX: LGO; OTCQX: LGORF) holding for approximately $41 million
De Beers Canada to acquire Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX: PGD) from Robert Friedland, Eric Friedland, and other shareholders for $107M
Global energy and resources private equity firm Denham Capital closed first stand-alone mining fund, Denham Mining Fund, at US $558 million.
Delrey Metals filed initial public offering on CSE issuing 7.5 million shares at $0.20 for gross proceeds of $1.5 million. Leede Jones Gable Inc. acts as agent for the offering.
Orion Mine Finance along with certain members of Dalradian Resources' senior management team, Sean Roosen and Osisko Gold Royalties to take Dalradian private for $527M
South32 to acquire 100% of Arizona Mining for CDN $6.20 per share for US $1.6B or US $1.3B to other shareholders, including Richard W. Warke who owns 28% of Arizona Mining shares