First Quantum Announces Final Variation and Extension of Inmet Offer

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (TSX:FM, LSE:FQM), a nickel mining company, announced that it had varied and extended its offer to acquire all Inmet Mining Corp outstanding shares until 11:59PM on March 21, 2013.

As quoted in the press release:

As at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on March 11, 2013, a total of 43,207,256 Inmet Shares, representing approximately 61.45% of the outstanding Inmet shares (on a fully diluted basis), had been tendered to the Offer.

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