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- AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) is entering second-round talks with Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) and Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) for its Cripple Creek & Victor mine in the U.S., FT reports.
- Iamgold (NYSE:IAG) and Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) have also expressed interest for part or all of Cripple Creek.
- AngloGold says the sale is part of an "objective to simplify and improve the overall quality of its portfolio." It could also raise up to $1B and help the South African group cut its debt after a plan for a rights issue failed last year.
- AU -1.4% premarket
Aug. 15, 2012, 3:31 PMBarrick Gold (ABX +1.3%) is working with UBS to explore a sale of its 74% stake in African Barrick, Tanzania's largest gold producer, FT reports, in a move that could trigger an offer for the whole company. China's Zijin Mining may be interested; the report also mentions Randgold (GOLD) and AngloGold Ashanti (AU) as potential suitors. | Comment!
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