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Centerra Gold announces acquisition of AuRico Metals

Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 07:00am EST 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - AuRico Metals Inc. :Centerra gold announces friendly acquisition of aurico metals.AuRico Metals Inc. - deal for ‍an aggregate transaction value of c$310 million.​.AuRico Metals Inc. - deal for ‍C$1.80 in cash consideration per share​.AuRico Metals Inc. - ‍arrangement will require approval by 66 2/3 percent of votes cast at a special meeting of Aurico Metals shareholders​.AuRico Metals Inc. - ‍arrangement agreement includes customary provisions including non-solicitation provisions​.AuRico Metals Inc. - ‍arrangement agreement includes a c$12 million termination fee payable to Centerra under certain customary circumstances​.AuRico Metals - deal acquisition is expected to be financed through a combination of new US$125 million acquisition facility and cash on hand at Centerra​.AuRico Metals Inc - deal‍ expected to be accretive to Centerra shareholders, on a per share basis, to net asset value, reserves and resources​.AuRico Metals Inc. - ‍Centerra plans to restructure its current debt facilities in connection with closing of arrangement​.