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(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise)
VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it intends to commence an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") (TSX: OSK, Deutsche Boerse: EWX) for approximately C$2.6 billion in cash and shares (the "Offer").
Under the terms of the Offer, Osisko shareholders will be entitled to receive 0.146 of a Goldcorp common share plus C$2.26 in cash for each Osisko common share. Based on Goldcorp's TSX closing share price of C$25.29 on January 10, 2014, the total consideration offered to Osisko shareholders is C$5.95 per Osisko common share representing a premium of 28% over the 20-day volume-weighted average share price of Osisko from all trading on Canadian exchanges for the period ending January 10, 2014 and a premium of 15% over Osisko's TSX closing share price on January 10, 2014.Transaction Highlights
- Consistent with Goldcorp's strategy of disciplined portfolio enhancement, focus on gold and investment in low political risk jurisdictions.
- Large ~10 million ounce gold reserve (1) that, with Goldcorp's financial and technical resources, should support a long mine life and low all-in sustaining costs.
- Immediately accretive on key per-share metrics, including free cash flow, operating cash flow, net asset value, gold production and gold reserves.
- Provides Goldcorp with immediate free cash flow as it completes the construction and ramp-up of its key growth projects at Cerro Negro, Éléonore and Cochenour over the next eighteen months.
- Addition of a high-quality operating mine in the prolific Abitibi mining district of Québec.
- Leverages Goldcorp's existing investments in Québec and Ontario with opportunity for corporate and regional synergies.
- Immediate Premium: The Offer represents a premium of 28% over the 20-day volume-weighted average share price of Osisko and a premium of 15% over Osisko's closing price on January 10, 2014.
- Greater Liquidity, Dividend Participation and Meaningful Ownership in the Industry Leader: Consideration is comprised of cash and highly liquid Goldcorp shares that provide a meaningful ownership stake in one of the lowest-cost, highest-growth senior gold producers, and allows Osisko shareholders to participate in Goldcorp's monthly dividend.
- Exposure to Goldcorp's High Quality Asset Portfolio and Industry Leading Growth Profile: Osisko shareholders will gain exposure to Goldcorp's suite of low-cost mines and development projects, and participate in Goldcorp's strong production growth profile.
- Disciplined and Focused Management Team with a Proven Track Record of Value Creation: Goldcorp's experienced and proven management team will help ensure optimum performance of Canadian Malartic for the benefit of all stakeholders.
- Continued Participation in Osisko's Assets: Osisko shareholders will continue to benefit from any future increases in value associated with operational improvements at Canadian Malartic and Osisko's other properties.
- Operational and Strategic Synergies: Osisko shareholders will benefit from synergies with Goldcorp's existing investments in Québec and Ontario.
- Eliminates Single Asset Operating and Financial Risks: Osisko shareholders will benefit from exposure to Goldcorp's diversified portfolio and financial strength.