Yamana Gold Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a precious metal producer that engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold and silver properties. The company principally holds interest in the Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; the Jacobina mine in Brazil; the El Peñón and Minera Florida mines in Chile; and the Cerro Moro mine in Argentina. It also holds interest in the MARA project in Argentina; and Wasamac project in Canada. The company was formerly known as Yamana Resources Inc. and changed its name to Yamana Gold Inc. in August 2003. Yamana Gold Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.