TORONTO, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold shareholders “overwhelmingly” approved its all-stock acquisition of Africa-focused Randgold Resources, the Canadian miner said on Monday after a special meeting.
Votes in favor of the $6.1 billion, no-premium transaction were at 99.8 percent, Toronto-based Barrick said, confirming a Reuters report on Friday. Randgold’s vote is scheduled for Nov 7. (Reporting by Susan Taylor)
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