Buenaventura Announces Filing of 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the SEC

LIMA, Peru--()--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 today the filing of its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”).

The 2015 Annual Report can be accessed by visiting either the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov or the Company's website at http://www.buenaventura.com/ir.

In addition, shareholders of the Company may receive a hard copy of this report, upon request, which include the Company's complete audited financial statements, free of charge by contacting Rodrigo Echecopar at rodrigo.echecopar@buenaventura.pe, or i-advize Corporate Communications, Inc. at buenaventura@i-advize.com.

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Company Description

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*, Mallay*, Julcani*, El Brocal, La Zanja and Coimolache) and is developing the Tambomayo and San Gabriel Projects.

The Company owns 43.65% of Minera Yanacocha S.R.L (a partnership with Newmont Mining Corporation), an important precious metal producer and 19.58% of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, an important Peruvian copper producer.

(*) 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.

Contacts

Contacts in Lima:
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
Carlos Galvez, (511) 419-2540
Chief Financial Officer
or
Daniel Dominguez, (511) 419-2591
Manager of Financial Planning and Investor Relations
daniel.dominguez@buenaventura.pe
or
Rodrigo Echecopar, (511) 419-2609
Investor Relations Coordinator
rodrigo.echecopar@buenaventura.pe
or
Contacts in New York:
i-advize Corporate Communications
Maria Barona / Rafael Borja
(212) 406-3691/3693
buenaventura@i-advize.com
or
Visit our website:
www.buenaventura.com/ir

Contacts

Contacts in Lima:
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
Carlos Galvez, (511) 419-2540
Chief Financial Officer
or
Daniel Dominguez, (511) 419-2591
Manager of Financial Planning and Investor Relations
daniel.dominguez@buenaventura.pe
or
Rodrigo Echecopar, (511) 419-2609
Investor Relations Coordinator
rodrigo.echecopar@buenaventura.pe
or
Contacts in New York:
i-advize Corporate Communications
Maria Barona / Rafael Borja
(212) 406-3691/3693
buenaventura@i-advize.com
or
Visit our website:
www.buenaventura.com/ir