First Quantum seals $4.9 billion Inmet takeover

(Reuters) – First Quantum said Friday in a statement that a total of 60.1 million Inmet shares, representing about 85.5% of outstanding shares, had been tendered in favor of its offer. First Quantum Minerals Ltd said on Friday it secured enough shareholder support to take over rival Inmet Mining Corp in a C$5.1 billion ($4.98 billion) deal.