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Atalaya Mining and the Trafigura connection

Rumours are flying about the future ownership of copper miner Atalaya Mining after a report that Singapore-based trader Trafigura, which owns 22% of Atalaya, was looking to sell out of another Spanish mining operation - Minas de Aguas Tenidas, known as Matsa.

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That has led some to conclude Trafigura is a seller of copper assets, at least ones in Spain, where the regulatory environment is viewed as relatively firm.