Freeport-McMoRan Announces Expiration of Consent Solicitations
OREANDA-NEWS. Freeport-McMoRan Inc.announced today the expiration of the previously announced consent solicitations by it and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC (FM O&G) and FCX Oil & Gas Inc. (FCX O&G). The consent solicitations expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 28, 2016. As of the expiration time, FCX, FM O&G and FCX O&G had not received the consent of holders of at least a majority in aggregate principal amount outstanding of each series of notes subject to the consent solicitations. As a result, no consent fees will be paid and FCX plans to merge FM O&G into FCX prior to completing its previously announced Deepwater Gulf of Mexico sale transaction.
FCX is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry-leading global portfolio of mineral assets. FCX is the world's largest publicly traded copper producer.
FCX’s portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world's largest copper and gold deposits; significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America.