BRIEF-Abitibi says Yamana Gold unit, Brio Gold Inc, filed preliminary prospectus in each Canadaian territory
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Abitibi Royalties Inc
* Abitibi Royalties Inc - announces that Yamana Gold Inc's subsidiary, Brio Gold Inc, has filed a preliminary prospectus in each territory in Canada
* Abitibi Royalties Inc - preliminary prospectus is in connection with qualifying a secondary offering of Brio Gold common shares held by Yamana
* Abitibi Royalties Inc - will inform shareholders of co's decision to offer or sell its purchase rights once more information becomes available
* Says Abitibi Royalties owns 3.5 million shares in Yamana and is to receive purchase rights in connection with offering Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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