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Latin America tops the financing stakes

Latin America’s status as a major mining and exploration finance hub grew in the first half of 2015, according to a report from SNL Metals and Mining.

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Drilling activity in Latin America has picked up recently, according to SNL (photo: Goldsource Mines)

More than a quarter of capital raised in the first half of 2015 – some 26% – was directed towards Latin America, according to SNL, closely followed by Canada with 23%.