Agnico-Eagle, Yamana Gold complete acquisition of Osisko Mining Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) and Yamana Gold (AUY) announced the completion of their previously announced court-approved plan of arrangement pursuant to which Agnico Eagle and Yamana have jointly acquired 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining. Osisko's common shares will be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange as at the close of business. Agnico Eagle and Yamana now each own 50% of Osisko and have formed a joint committee to operate the Canadian Malartic mine in Quebec. The partners will also jointly explore and potentially develop the Kirkland Lake assets, and continue exploration at the Hammond Reef, Pandora, and Wood-Pandora properties.
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