RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Mar 28, 2011 ? Effective Mar 28, 2011, Corriente Resources Inc. will change its address as follows:
Corriente Resources Inc.
We look forward to all correspondence to this new address starting on the designated date.
Aug 4, 2010
CRCC-TONGGUAN INVESTMENT (CANADA) CO., LTD. COMPLETES COMPULSORY ACQUISITION AND DELISTS CORRIENTE RESOURCES INC.'S COMMON SHARES
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, August 4, 2010 - Corriente Resources Inc. ("Corriente") and CRCC-Tongguan Investment (Canada) Co., Ltd. (the "Offeror") jointly announce that the Offeror, a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of CRCC-Tongguan Investment Co., Ltd. which is in turn a jointly-owned direct subsidiary of Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd. and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited, has completed its compulsory acquisition of 2,443,898 common shares of Corriente (the "Common Shares") at a price of Cdn.$8.60 in cash per Common Share pursuant to the Notice of Compulsory Acquisition made under section 300 of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) and mailed to the holders of Common Shares who did not accept its offer dated February 1, 2010, as amended by the Notice of Extension dated March 25, 2010 and by the Notice of Extension dated April 26, 2010, to purchase all of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Corriente. On May 31, 2010, the Offeror acquired 76,478,495 Common Shares of Corriente representing approximately 96.9% of the Common Shares of Corriente. As of August 4, 2010, the Offeror owns 78,922,393 Common Shares of Corriente representing 100% of the Common Shares of Corriente.
The Common Shares have ceased to be listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange as of the close of markets on August 4, 2010 and were delisted on the NYSE Amex as of June 21, 2010. Corriente has filed with the applicable securities regulatory authorities in Canada and the U.S. the necessary documentation in order to cease to be a reporting issuer in all such jurisdictions as soon as reasonably practicable.
ABOUT TONGLING, CRCC AND THE OFFEROR
CRCC-Tongguan Investment Co., Ltd. is owned jointly by Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd. and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited.
Tongling is a state holding enterprise and an integrated mega-size PRC mining conglomerate, primarily engaged in copper mining, mineral processing, smelting & refining and copper products processing, as well as trade, scientific research and design, machine building, construction & installation, shaft & drift construction and other businesses. In 2008, Tongling was ranked No.2 in China and No.6 in the world in terms of copper cathode production. One of Tongling's subsidiaries, listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has a current market capitalization of over US$4 billion.
CRCC is one of the largest integrated construction enterprises in China and in the world. The activities of CRCC comprise construction, survey, design and consultancy, manufacturing, logistics and goods and materials trade, capital investment operations and real estate development, among other things. It has established a leading position in plateau railways, high-speed railways, highways, bridges, tunnels and metropolitan railway engineering design and construction fields in the industry. CRCC businesses cover in China the 31 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions as well as over 60 foreign countries and regions in the world. CRCC was listed among the Fortune Global 500 companies, ranking No.252 in 2009, and was included among the Top 225 Global Contractors, ranking No.4 in 2009. The shares of CRCC are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange, with a current market capitalization of over US$16 billion.
CRCC-Tongguan, incorporated in China on December 10, 2009, is jointly owned by CRCC and Tongling. This is the first strategic partnership ever set up between CRCC and Tongling to jointly develop their global mining initiatives. Its businesses comprise mining investment, technical services of mine development, logistics, trade of mineral products, machinery and equipment, among other things.
For further information or to request a copy of the early warning report to be filed by the Offeror in connection herewith, please contact Jin Shouhua at (604) 687-0449
Jun 2, 2010
APPOINTMENT OF NEW OFFICERS
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, June 2, 2010 - The Board of Directors ("the Board") of Corriente Resources Inc. ("Corriente") wishes to advise that the following Officers were appointed on May 31, 2010:
Corriente wishes to thank the former Officers for their years of outstanding contributions to the company.
Jun 2, 2010
APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, June 2, 2010 - The Board of Directors ("the Board") of Corriente Resources Inc. ("Corriente") wishes to advise that the following Directors were appointed on May 31, 2010:
The Board wishes to advise that Jin Shouhua was appointed as the Chairman of the Board, and that Hu Guobin was appointed as Corporate Secretary. Corriente wishes to thank the former Board for its years of outstanding contributions to the company.
May 31, 2010
CRCC-TONGGUAN INVESTMENT (CANADA) CO., LTD. ACQUIRES APPROXIMATELY 96.9% OF CORRIENTE RESOURCES INC.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 31, 2010 - CRCC-Tongguan Investment (Canada) Co., Ltd., (the "Offeror") and Corriente Resources Inc. ("Corriente") jointly announce that all of the terms and conditions to the Offeror's offer to purchase (the "Offer") all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Corriente at a price of Cdn.$8.60 in cash per common share have been satisfied prior to the expiry of the Offer at 5:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on May 28, 2010. 76,478,495 common shares of Corriente have been validly deposited under the Offer and the Offeror has taken up and accepted for payment all of these common shares, which represent approximately 96.9% of the common shares of Corriente on a fully-diluted basis.
The Offeror is a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of CRCC-Tongguan Investment Co., Ltd. which is in turn a jointly-owned direct subsidiary of Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd. and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited.
THIS NEWS RELEASE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT AN OFFER TO BUY OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO SELL ANY SECURITIES.
"Kenneth R. Shannon"
Kenneth R Shannon
Corriente shareholders with questions or requests for a copy of the early warning report to be filed by the Offeror in connection herewith should contact:
Georgeson Shareholder Communications Canada, Inc.,
May 20, 2010
CRCC-TONGGUAN ADVISES THAT ALL PRC APPROVALS HAVE BEEN OBTAINED
Vancouver, British Columbia - Corriente Resources Inc. ("Corriente") wishes to advise that it has received written confirmation from CRCC-Tongguan Investment Co., Ltd. (the "Offeror") that all remaining government approvals required to be obtained in The People's Republic of China in connection with its offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Corriente have been obtained.
The obligation of the Offeror to take up the shares of Corriente deposited under the Offer remains subject to customary closing conditions as set out in the Offer documents, which are available on SEDAR.
The Offer, as previously extended, is scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on Friday, May 28, 2010.
"Darryl F. Jones"
Darryl F. Jones
Corriente shareholders with procedural questions regarding the deposit of their shares should contact Georgeson Shareholder Communications Canada, Inc., the information agent for the Offeror, at:
North America Toll Free: 1-866-374-0472
Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include among other things, statements regarding the structure and timing of the proposed transaction. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and that are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the risk that any condition to the purchasers