OceanaGold Acquires Pacific Rim Mining

- October 8th, 2013

OceanaGold Corp (ASX:OGC, TSX:OGC) will acquire all the common shares of Pacific Rim Mining Corp, (TSX:PMU) the two companies announced today.

OceanaGold Corp (ASX:OGC, TSX:OGC) will acquire all the common shares of Pacific Rim Mining Corp, (TSX:PMU) the two companies announced today.

Benefits to OceanaGold shareholders include addition of Pacific Rim’s El Dolorado gold-silver resource in El Salvador. Pacific Rim shareholders will be allowed exposure to the development of El Dorado through a gold producer with stronger financial stability.

As quoted in the press release:

Mick Wilkes, Managing Director and CEO of OceanaGold commented, “We believe this transaction will provide OceanaGold shareholders with potential exposure to a high grade gold-silver resource located in a very prospective region. This project has the potential to be an economic engine for El Salvador much like how our recently commissioned world-class Didipio Mine has been for northern Luzon in the Philippines. 

Click here for the full press release by OceanaGold Corp (ASX:OGC)

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