Teck Resources increases stake in Chile's QBSA to 90%

Teck Resources Ltd has increased its stake in Compañía Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca SA (QBSA) through the purchase of private Chilean firm Inversiones Mineras SA (IMSA), the Canada-headquartered company said.

The acquisition of the 13.5% stake brings Teck’s interest in QBSA to 90%. IMSA held 8.5% of the ordinary shares of QBSA and a 5% preferred share interest. Enami, a Chilean state agency, holds the remaining 10% preference share interest in QBSA, which does not require it to fund capital spending. QBSA’s principal asset is the Quebrada Blanca phase 2 (QB2) copper development project located in northern Chile. QB2 is in the final...

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Andrea Hotter

April 05, 2018

02:35 GMT

New York