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BHP Billiton

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SolGold: BHP Billiton offer 'not in the best interests' of shareholders

The Board of Directors of SolGold wishes to inform shareholders that SolGold received an investment and earn-in proposal from BHP Billiton on October 8, which includes the following details: An offer by BHP to acquire a 10% interest in SolGold for $30M which implies a share issue price for SolGold of approximately 22c; A right for BHP to appoint a Director to the Board of SolGold; An offer by BHP to earn-in to the Cascabel Project, by spending $275M to acquire 70% of ENSA out of SolGold's 85% interest in Exploraciones Novomining S.A which company currently holds the Cascabel project tenements. The Board of SolGold, after examination of the BHP Proposal and consultation with its legal advisors, has determined the BHP Proposal is NOT in the best interests of SolGold and its shareholders and it is not a superior proposal in comparison to the previously announced $33M financing with Maxit and Newcrest for a number of reasons including, materially: The BHP Proposal is highly conditional, non-binding and subject to due diligence; There is no certainty the BHP Proposal would be consummated on the terms proposed given the number of key documents that would need to be completed: earn-in agreement, private placement, shareholder agreements, etc; Most importantly, the Board considers that when all of the elements of the BHP Proposal are taken into account, the BHP Proposal implies an attributable price paid to SolGold and in respect of the Cascabel Project that is at a significant discount to the current trading price of SolGold and the $33M financing with Maxit and Newcrest.

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BHP BHP Billiton
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Betsy Graseck saying shares are trading at a 11 times Price/Earnings for a 3.5% yield, and is one of the "best values" in the S&P 1500 and the sector. 2. Tech Data (TECD) was upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel, to Buy from Underperform at CLSA, and to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill. 3. AMD (AMD) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein. 4. Diamond Offshore (DO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI with analyst James West saying he believes the offshore rig market will bottom over the next 6-12 months and notes shares are down approximately 42% from its mid-July peak. 5. BHP Billiton (BHP) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie with analyst Alon Olsha citing an increase in coal/manganese forecasts. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/20/16
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BHP Billiton upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Alon Olsha upgraded BHP Billiton to Outperform following an increase in coal/manganese forecasts.
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Rio Tinto upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Lyndon Fagan upgraded Rio Tinto (RIO) to Overweight saying his firm's higher near-term iron ore price forecasts improve the company's free cash flow outlook. The analyst views the current valuation as attractive and continues to prefer Rio to BHP Billiton (BHP). He upped his price target for Rio shares to A$54 from A$51.
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ARGS
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BHP Billiton upgraded on commodity outlook, cost cutting at Argus
As noted earlier, Argus upgraded BHP Billiton to Buy from Hold. Analyst John Eade thinks that the company's earnings will be boosted by "stable-to-higher commodity prices" and cost cutting. Target $40.

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