Category: Hudbay Minerals
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POSTED ON February 27, 2014 BY Peter Koven

By Peter Koven, Financial Post TORONTO • Augusta Resource Corp. is “essentially insolvent” and facing severe financial risks in the coming months, according to the company that wants to take it over. David Garofalo, the chief executive of HudBay Minerals Inc., tore into Augusta’s management in an interview on Thursday as the $428-million hostile takeover… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2014 BY James Kwantes

There are many interesting things about Hudbay’s takeover offer for the 84% of Augusta Resource that it doesn’t already own – an offer that has breathed a bit more life into a moribund mining M&A scene that is slowly reviving. Augusta is developing the advanced-stage Rosemont copper deposit southeast of Tucson, Arizona, which is projected… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 10, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Late last night, Hudbay Minerals (HBM:TSX) announced it was making an unsolicited offer for the remaining shares of Augusta Resource Corp (AZC:TSX).  Hudbay is offering 0.315 (~$2.96 per Augusta) of its shares for each share of Augusta representing a 62% premium to the 20-day VWAP and an 18% premium to Friday’s close.  The offer values… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 14, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

GMP data by YCharts If GMP Securities’ business is fully integrated in the resource space, then you could reasonably expect the shares of the company to mirror the resource markets at large, especially the Canadian junior space (granted, many assumptions need to be made). GMP runs a, predominately, institutionally-focused business whereby they underwrite or advise resource companies.  So their… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 09, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Companies in the resource business take note; bring the right deal to the table and BMO and GMP will find you the money.  Hudbay Minerals (HBM:TSX) announced today that they have secured a $150 million bought deal financing being led by GMP and BMO.  The financing was announced at $8.25 per share (only a small discount to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 02, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

“One drill hole changes the game. It’s very hard to decide who gets to make it and who doesn’t. It’s a big gate, and yet very few make it through. But you have to let them try.” — Lukas Lundin “Did you know you were getting the better end of that deal with Kinross?” I… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 16, 2012 BY James Kwantes

by James Kwantes “In a world of steel-eyed death and men Who are fighting to be warm, Come in, she said, I’ll give ya Shelter from the storm.” Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks (1975) by James Kwantes Steel-eyed death? Not quite, but speculative investors are bruised and bloodied. And Venture investors are certainly fighting to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 08, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

“I met Hu Jintao once, and he said five words to me, ‘We like your oil sands.” CNOOC-Nexen bid tests Harper’s China policy.  FP (Image: Reuters/John Major) Big Gold Miners Prepare for Shopping Spree. Bloomberg Strong piece. Resource nationalism retains the number one risk ranking. Report: Business risks facing mining and metals 2012 – 2013. Ernst & Young Rio… Continue Reading

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