Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is a mining company based in Peru. It was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Lima. The company is primarily engaged in the exploration, development, and production of gold, silver, and other metals. It operates several mines in Peru, including the Yanacocha mine, which is one of the largest gold mines in the world. Buenaventura also has interests in several other mining projects in Peru and abroad. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Lima Stock Exchange.