Goldcorp Extends $2.5B Osisko Bid For Quebec Court Date

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 2:41 PM EST) -- Goldcorp Inc. extended its CA$2.6 billion ($2.5 billion) bid Tuesday for Montreal-based Osisko Mining Corp. by more than two weeks to accommodate a March hearing for a lawsuit filed by Osisko alleging that it misused confidential information in making its takeover attempt.

The Vancouver-based mining company agreed not to purchase any Osisko stock until the hearing in Quebec Superior Court, which is scheduled to take place March 3 through March 5, according to a statement.

The lawsuit, lodged Jan. 29 by Osisko, alleges that Goldcorp violated...
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