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Barrick reported to be about to merge with Randgold

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Danielle Bochove, Dinesh Nair, and Scott Deveau
Bloomberg News
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Barrick Gold Corp. is in advanced stages of negotiations to merge its operations with African rival Randgold Resources Ltd., according to people familiar with the talks.

A deal is imminent, according to one of the people who declined to provide more details.

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IKN, a blog specializing in mining news, earlier reported that an announcement may come as early as today or before the opening bell Monday, adding, "multiple sources have told the desk the deal is on":

Andy Lloyd, a spokesman for Barrick, and Kathy du Plessis from Randgold declined to comment. ...

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