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Founded 1953
Headquarters Peru
Key People Roque Benavides CEO
Products Gold and silver mining and exploration
Website www.buenaventura.com

Buenaventura is a Peruvian mining company involved in the exploration, mining, and processing of primarily gold and silver. It operates seven wholly owned mines and holds minority interests in several important mines, including the Yanacocha gold mine and the Cerro Verde copper mine.[1]

Buenaventura is a member of the World Gold Council.[2]


Compañía de Minas Buenaventura was established in 1953.

Products and Services

Buenaventura currently operates seven mines in Peru (Orcopampa, Uchucchacua, Antapite, Julcani, Recuperada, Shila-Paula and Ishihuinca), has controlling interests in one mining company (El Brocal) and minority interests in other mining companies in Peru.

Buenaventura has minority interests in several other mining companies, including a significant ownership interest in Yanacocha (43.65%), via a partnership with Newmont Mining, one of the most important gold mining companies in the world, and Cerro Verde (18.50%), an important Peruvian copper producer located in the southern Peru.

The Company has been listed on the Lima Stock Exchange (BUE.LM) since 1971, and on The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BVN) since 1996.[3]

Key People


  1. Company Profile. Morningstar.
  2. World Gold Council Members List. World Gold Council.
  3. Corporate Profile. Buenaventura.