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Endeavour Mining to buy Teranga Gold, creating top 10 gold miner



Canada’s Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV), already West Africa’s top gold producer, has agreed to buy Teranga Gold (TSX: TGZ) in an all-share deal worth $2.44 billion (US$1.86 billion), which would create a top 10 gold producer.

The Toronto-based miner is offering 0.470 of its own shares for each Teranga share, a 5.1% premium to Teranga’s closing price on Friday.

Endeavour shareholders will end up with 66% of the combined entity, with Teranga shareholders holding the remaining 34%. Teranga will get three seats on the board to Endeavour’s seven.

La Mancha, the vehicle through which Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris holds his stake in Endeavour, will invest a further $200 million into the combined miner, leaving it with a 19% stake.

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