Laurel Hill Advisory Group, LLC

Laurel Hill Advisory Group, LLC

July 07, 2014 08:00 ET

Laurel Hill Congratulates Osisko Mining Corporation on the Successful Acquisition by Yamana and Agnico-Eagle

Shareholders approve $3.9bn purchase of Osisko

TORONTO, ONTARIO and NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - July 7, 2014) - The Laurel Hill Advisory Group would like to congratulate our client, Osisko Mining Corporation, for achieving overwhelming shareholder support at the shareholder meeting held on May 30, 2014 to which Yamana Gold and Agnico Eagle will jointly acquire 100% of Osisko's issued and outstanding common shares for total consideration of C$3.9 billion or C$8.15 per share. The total offer consists of approximately C$1.0 billion in cash, C$2.3 billion in Yamana and Agnico Eagle shares, and creation of a new company ("New Osisko") with an implied value of approximately C$575 million.

Laurel Hill Advisory Group was retained by Osisko to manage the Proxy Solicitation for the shareholder meeting, as well as, act as the Information Agent in respect to the unsolicited offer from Goldcorp. In addition to these services, we are also pleased to have been selected as the Depositary for the transaction.

"We want to thank Osisko for the opportunity to work with them through this complex transaction. By managing all the components of this shareholder campaign, as the solicitor, information agent and acting as depositary, we were able to provide Osisko one point of contact, as well as, the insights and benefits all under one roof. That is invaluable in a transaction such as this," stated Laurel Hill's Senior Vice President David Salmon.

About Osisko Mining Corporation

Osisko Mining Corporation operates the Canadian Malartic Gold Mine in Malartic, Québec and is pursuing exploration on a number of properties, notably in Québec, Ontario and Mexico.

About The Laurel Hill Advisory Group, LLC

The Laurel Hill Advisory Group, LLC is an independent Corporate Advisory firm offering Shareholder Communication services specializing in Proxy Solicitation, Asset Recovery programs and Risk Mitigation consulting. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver and New York, Laurel Hill has the reach and expertise to help capitalize on cross border transactional activities to a growing portfolio of Fortune 500 companies on both sides of the border including Micro Cap and Small Cap issuers as well.

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