Mineweb reported that First Majestic’s $400 million takeover of Orko Silver was essential, according to First Majestic’s CEO.
As quoted in the market report:
It is a deal that follows the breakup of a partnership between Orko Silver and Pan American Silver earlier this year when the latter chose not to exercise a 55-percent earn in and one that Keith Neumeyer, First Majestic president and CEO, called “almost a must for us” in a conference call with analysts on Monday morning. He noted First Majestic has been “monitoring” Orko Silver for a number of years, even prior to “Pan American days.
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