Atlas facing possible distress

Original article by Paul Garvey
The Australian – Page: 19 : 17-Jul-18

An independent expert’s report from BDO has valued Atlas Iron at between $0.015 and $A0.03 per share, compared with Hancock Prospecting’s offer of $0.042 per share. BDO has recommended that shareholders accept the offer in the absence of a higher bid. BDO warned that Atlas will be financially vulnerable if the price discount for its low-grade iron ore is sustained, while its Mt Webber mine would have to close. Atlas directors have also used its target statement to recommend that shareholders accept the offer.

CORPORATES
ATLAS IRON LIMITED – ASX AGO, HANCOCK PROSPECTING PTY LTD, BDO AUSTRALIA LIMITED, ALTURA MINING LIMITED – ASX AJM, MINERAL RESOURCES LIMITED – ASX MIN, FORTESCUE METALS GROUP LIMITED – ASX FMG

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