The Midas underground mine is located in north central Nevada, between Elko and Reno. Newmont acquired Midas through its merger with Normandy. The mine currently employs approximately 200 people.
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About Waterton GlobalWaterton Global Resource Management Inc. is a leading mining-focused private equity investment firm dedicated to developing high quality precious metals projects located in stable jurisdictions. Waterton’s cross-functional, fully-integrated, in-house team of professionals have significant mining, financial and legal expertise. Waterton’s proactive approach to asset management, significant sector knowledge and ability to leverage extensive industry relationships has resulted in a strong track record of managing investments in the precious metals sector. Cautionary Statements This release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws that are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created by those laws, including statements that use forward-looking terminology such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “continue”, “potential” or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology. Such forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements regarding the completion of the proposed transaction and other statements that are not historical facts. While such forward-looking statements are expressed by Newmont or by Waterton, as stated in this release, in good faith and believed by the applicable party to have a reasonable basis, they are subject to important risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, approval of applicable governmental or regulatory authorities, the receipt of all required third party approvals, the satisfaction or waiver of certain other conditions contemplated by the LOI, the inability to realize expected synergies or cost savings, errors in estimates of reserves or future production, parts, equipment, labor or power shortages or other increases in costs, mining accidents or other adverse events, changes in applicable laws or regulations, competition from other mining companies, and the other risks disclosed in Newmont’s public filings, any or all of which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by the forward-looking statements. As a result of these risks and uncertainties, the proposed transaction could be modified, restructured or not be completed, and the results or events predicted in these forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results or events. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, given that they involve risks and uncertainties. Neither Newmont nor Waterton is affirming or adopting any statements attributed to the other in this release or made by the other party outside of this release. Neither Newmont nor Waterton undertakes any obligation to release publicly revisions to any forward-looking statement, except as may be required under applicable securities laws, or to comment on expectations of, or statements made by the other party or third parties in respect of the proposed transaction. Investors should not assume that any lack of update to a previously issued forward-looking statement constitutes a reaffirmation of that statement. Continued reliance on forward-looking statements is at investors' own risk.