First Quantum Extends Its Hostile Offer for Inmet to Feb. 27

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. extended its hostile C$5.1 billion ($5.1 billion) bid for Inmet Mining Corp. to 5 p.m. New York time on Feb. 27 to give it more time to get the necessary regulatory approvals.

First Quantum, which is based in Vancouver, commented today in a statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Simon Casey in New York at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Simon Casey at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.