MineralFunds.com Mergers & Acquisitions Report May 30th, 2022


Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – June 2, 2022) – A Copy of the Full Report is Available to Read by Following the Link Below:

Gold Fields Ltd. to Acquire Yamana Gold Inc. in US$6.7B Transaction

The report provides a summary of Gold and Precious Metal Funds that hold:

1) The Acquired Company only:                  Yamana Gold Inc. (TSXV: YRI)
2) The Acquirer only:                                  Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI)
3) Both the acquirer and the acquired company.

On Monday 30th, May, 2022, South Africa-based Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) agreed to buy Yamana Gold Inc. (TSXV: YRI) in an all-stock deal that values Yamana at $6.7 billion USD. If the deal is approved, Gold Fields Ltd. shareholders will end up with 61% of the combined $15.6 billion USD company, and Yamana Gold Inc. shareholders will hold the remaining 39%.

Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) is paying a 34% premium to the weighted average share price of Yamana Gold Inc. (TSXV: YRI) shares calculated over the 10 trading days immediately preceding the transaction. Gold Fields Ltd. shares fell 11% on the news as investors considered these payment terms. Yamana Gold Inc. shareholders are set to receive 0.6 of a Gold Fields Ltd. share. The Transaction implies a valuation for Yamana Gold Inc. of US$6.7 billion and represents a premium of 33.8% to the 10-day Volume-Weighted Average Price (“VWAP”) of Yamana Gold Inc.’s shares, calculated at US$ 5.20 on Friday, May 27th, 2022.

Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) merging with Yamana Gold Inc. (TSXV: YRI) will create world’s fourth biggest gold miner.

7 Funds show as holding Yamana Gold Inc. (TSXV: YRI) exclusively, and will be the biggest performance beneficiaries from this transaction:

Acquired only


Acquirer only

Yamana Gold Inc.

Yamana Gold Inc. and Gold Fields Limited

Gold Fields Limited

iW Commodities & Gold Equities

Invesco Gold & Special Minerals Fund

Fidelity Select Gold

DMS Charteris Gold and Precious Metals Fund

VanEck International Investors Gold Fund

Sprott Gold Equity Fund

Placeuro Gold Mines

American Century Global Gold Fund

Franklin Gold & Precious Metals Fund

AMG Gold, Minen und Metalle

USAA Precious Metals and Minerals Fund

EuroPac Gold Fund

AuAg Silver Bullet

Gabelli Gold Fund Inc.

U.S. Global Investors Gold and Precious Metals Fund

SafePort Gold & Silver Mining Fund

Allspring Precious Metals Fund

Mackenzie Precious Metals Class

Premium Gold and Metal Open Fund

GAMCO Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust

BlackRock Global Funds World Gold Fund

Total: 7 Funds

Rydex Precious Metals Fund

BAKERSTEEL Precious Metals Fund

VanEck VIP Global Gold Fund

Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund (Lux)

Precious Metals UltraSector ProFund

STABILITAS Silber+Weissmetalle

RBC Global Precious Metals Fund

Sprott-Alpina Gold Equity UCITS Fund

IG Mackenzie Global Precious Metals Class

BlackRock Gold & General Fund

TD Precious Metals Fund

LF Ruffer Gold Fund

CIBC Precious Metals Fund

NinetyOne Funds Series iii – Global Gold Fund

Konwave Gold Equity Fund

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited

CPR Invest – Global Gold Mines

United Gold & General Fund

Deutsche Invest I Gold & Precious Metals Equities

Craton Capital Precious Metal Fund

Schroder International Selection Fund Global Gold

Value Intelligence Gold Company Fonds (AMI)

Invesco Gold and Special Metals Fund (Lux)

Total: 17 Funds

DJE Gold & Ressourcen

iW Precious Metal Mining Equities

Landolt Investment (Lux) SICAV – Gold

Lombard Odier Funds – World Gold Expertise

Crossinvest Metals and Mining Equity

Konwave Sustainable Gold Equity Fund

Claresco Or et Métaux Précieux

ES Baker Steel Gold and Precious Metals Fund

Cours CM-AM Global Gold

Edmond de Rothschild Goldsphere

Stratégie Indice Or

AAZ Prestige Or

DWS Noor Precious Metal Securities Fund (Sharia)

Sprott-Alpina Gold Equity Fund

Zenito Silver and Gold Fund

C-Quadrat Gold & Resources Fund

Total: 35 Funds

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