BUZZ-First Quantum Minerals Ltd: Boliden, Lundin weighing bids for Kevitsa Mine -BBG

Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:15pm EST
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** Canadian base metal miner's shares up 19 pct at C$4.62

** Sweden's Boliden AB and Canada's Lundin Mining Corp are among companies considering final bids for First Quantum's Kevitsa mine in Finland, Bloomberg reported late on Thursday, citing people with familiar with the matter (

** Sale of the nickel-copper-platinum group elements mine may fetch at least $1 bln, report says

** First Quantum expects to receive final bids by early next year, according to Bloomberg

** Up to Thursday's close, First Quantum's stock had slumped nearly 78 pct on the Toronto Stock Exchange