Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“Buenaventura”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru’s largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company announced the results of the Company’s Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting held March 26, 2013. The following resolutions were passed:
|1.||Approval of the 2012 Annual Report|
|2.||Approval of the Company’s Financial Statements, based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), for the year ended December 31, 2012|
|3.||The appointment of Medina, Zaldívar, Paredes & Asociados Sociedad Civil, Member of Ernst & Young Global, as external auditors for 2013|
|4.||The declaration of a cash dividend of US$0.30 per share or ADS, to be paid in U.S. dollars on April 29, 2013, with April 15, 2013 as the Record Date|
|5.||Approval of the merger of Compañía de Exploraciones, Desarrollo e Inversiones Mineras S.A.C. (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) with and into Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A, with Buenaventura the surviving entity of the merger.|
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is Peru’s largest, publicly traded precious metals Company and a major holder of mining rights in Peru. The Company is engaged in the mining, processing, development and exploration of gold and silver and other metals via wholly owned mines, as well as through its participation in joint exploration projects.