LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“Buenaventura”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru’s largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company announced the resolutions of the Company’s Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting held March 27, 2014. The following resolutions were passed:
1. Approval of the 2013 Annual Report.
2. Approval of the Financial Statements as of December 31, 2013.
3. Appointment of Ernst and Young (Medina, Zaldivar, Paredes y Asociados) as External Auditors for fiscal year 2014.
4. Ratification of the dividend policy amendment, which was approved by the Board of Directors on July 30, 2013.
5. Approval of the payment of a cash dividend for 1.1 cents (US$) per share or ADS to be paid in U.S. dollars on April 29, 2014, with April 15, 2014 as the Record Date.
6. Designation of the members of the board for the 2014 – 2016 period:
- Mr. Roque Benavides
- Mr Carlos-del-Solar
- Mr. Igor Gonzales
- Mr. Jose Miguel Morales
- Mr. Felipe Ortiz-de-Zevallos
- Mr. Timothy Snider
- Mr. German Suarez
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is Peru’s largest, publicly traded precious metals Company and a major holder of mining rights in Peru. The Company is engaged in the mining, processing, development and exploration of gold and silver and other metals via wholly owned mines, as well as through its participation in joint exploration projects.
Buenaventura currently operates several mines in Peru (Orcopampa*, Uchucchacua*, Breapampa*, Mallay*, Julcani*, El Brocal, La Zanja and Coimolache).
The Company owns 43.65% of Minera Yanacocha S.R.L (a partnership with Newmont Mining Corporation), an important precious metal producer; 19.58% of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, an important Peruvian copper producer, and 49% of Canteras del Hallazgo S.A, owner the Chucapaca project.
For a printed version of the Company’s 2012 Form 20-F, please contact the persons indicated above, or download a PDF format file from the Company’s web site.
(*) Operations wholly owned by Buenaventura
Note on Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking information (as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) that involve risks and uncertainties, including those concerning the Company’s, Yanacocha’s and Cerro Verde’s costs and expenses, results of exploration, the continued improving efficiency of operations, prevailing market prices of gold, silver, copper and other metals mined, the success of joint ventures, estimates of future explorations, development and production, subsidiaries’ plans for capital expenditures, estimates of reserves and Peruvian political, economic, social and legal developments. These forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s view with respect to the Company’s, Yanacocha’s and Cerro Verde’s future financial performance. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors discussed elsewhere in this Press Release.