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Asiamet Resources shares surge as Aeturnum wants to start deal talks

Earlier this year. Aeturnum took a 19.9% stake in Asiamet via a placing and began due dilligence

Asiamet Resources - Asiamet Resources shares surge as Aeturnum wants to start deal talks

Asiamet Resources Ltd (LON:ARS) shares surged higher on Tuesday as the firm said investor Aeturnum has finalised all its due diligence workstreams and now intends to start further investment talks.

In March, Aeturnum took a 19.9% stake in Asiamet, via a placing, and entered a period of exclusivity for a project level investment in the KSK Contract of Work asset which kicked off technical and commercial due diligence work that is now complete. Aeturnum now intends to enter talks for a partial or full acquisition of KSK.

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Asiamet said it has appointed Melbourne based Grant Samuel Corporate Finance to assist the board and management with strategic and financial advice on any potential transaction.

“The company will provide a further update on this process if and when the parties are able to agree a transaction that provides a suitable path forward for the development of the BKM project on the KSK Contract of Work and which delivers appropriate value for all key stakeholders,” Asiamet said in a statement.

In morning trading, Asiamet shares jumped 34.7% higher to change hands at 3.57p each.

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Price: 5.3 GBX

Market: AIM
Market Cap: £78.14 m

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