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Tiffany seals off take deal in SA

19 november 2012

DiamondCorp has agreed a $6 million loan with a subsidiary of Tiffany & Co in return an off-take deal that gives the world-renowned jeweler right of first refusal to buy stones from DCP’s Lace Mine in South Africa, Proactive Investors UK reported, cited by
The announcement is another facet of fundraising being organised to bring the historic operation back into production having already secured US$26.7 million worth of backing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation, said the report.
The Tiffany cash, provided via Laurelton Diamonds, will drawn down in two tranches next January and April. The eight-year loan carries an annual coupon of 9 per cent, and is subject to final due diligence before it is formally signed off, it said.
DiamondCorp's chief executive Paul Loudon said: "We are very excited to have secured such a prestigious funding partner as Tiffany.
“Their decision to provide project finance in return for access to a long-term supply agreement is testament to the quality of the Lace diamonds and an expression of confidence in DiamondCorp's development strategy."
Lace, in South Africa’s Free State, was owned by De Beers but never fully developed, the report said.  With funding City broker WH Ireland believes initial production under DCP could occur in 2014 with full production by 2015.
The first block in the mine should provide ore until 2025, with two follow-up developments planned below this to take production to 2040. The orebody remains open at depth, said the report.