Fresnillo plc (LSE: FRES) is a Mexican-based precious metals mining company incorporated in the United Kingdom and headquartered in Mexico City in Polanco, next door to the Palacio de Hierro department store. Fresnillo is the world's largest producer of silver from ore (primary silver) and Mexico's second-largest gold miner. The first Mexican firm to have its primary listing on the LSE, Fresnillo is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Formerly a wholly-owned operating division of Industrias Peñoles, a minority stake in the company was spun off on the London Stock Exchange in a May 2008 IPO, with a secondary listing on the Mexican Stock Exchange on the same day.

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