Inmet Announces Closing of Private Placement of $500 Million of Subscription Receipts to Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Temasek Holdings

Posted on 04/23/2010

According to the Inmet Mining Press Release, “Inmet Mining Corporation (“Inmet”) announced today that it has closed its previously announced private placement of $500 million of subscription receipts to Ellington Investments Pte. Ltd. (“Ellington”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited.

On closing, Ellington purchased 9,258,419 subscription receipts at a price of $54.0049 each for total proceeds to Inmet of $500 million. These proceeds will be held in escrow by CIBC Mellon Trust Company, as subscription receipt agent, and invested pending exchange of the subscription receipts for Inmet common shares as described below. On completion of the exchange, the proceeds will be used by Inmet for the development of its Cobre Panama project and for general corporate purposes.”

read more: Inmet Mining Press Release

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