TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Glencore International AG (“Glencore”) announced, and has made Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY; LSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or the “Company”) aware under the terms of the MARA joint venture (“MARA JV”), that it has reached an agreement (the “Agreement”) to acquire Newmont Corporation’s (“Newmont”) 18.75% shareholding in the MARA Project (“MARA” or the “Project”). Following completion of the Agreement, Yamana remains the MARA JV operator with a 56.25% interest in MARA, with Glencore owning the remaining 43.75%. Yamana welcomes Glencore’s increased stake in the Project and believes the Agreement is a positive step for MARA, as the consolidation of ownership amongst partners provides a further endorsement of the quality and strategic optionality inherent in the Project, as well as underpinning its value.

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