On July 24, 2018, Rio2 Limited (“Rio2”) and Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation (“Atacama Pacific”) announced the business combination of Rio2 and Atacama has been completed by way of a court approved plan of arrangement through which the companies amalgamated as a single entity (the “Arrangement”). The combined company that resulted from the Arrangement (“Rio2 Limited”) will continue to operate under the name “Rio2 Limited”.
BMO Capital Markets Corp. acted as Atacama Pacific’s financial advisor.
Rio2 Limited, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, operates as a precious metals company with focus on the Americas. It holds interest in the Cerro Maricunga gold project that covers an area of 16,085 hectares located in the Atacama Region.
Jeremy Fraiberg (Corporate) from Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented BMO Capital Markets Corp.