In 2016 Atul Gupta became the seventhwealthiest person in South Africa, with an estimated net worth of billion, based on JSElisted holdings. The family migrated from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to South Africa in 1993 to establish Sahara Computers. The family is based at the Sahara Estate in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, a compound comprising at least four mansions, and in Dubai, United Arab .
Annual production is anticipated at 800 000 oz gold and 20 Moz silver, making it one of South America's largest gold mines. The La Coipa silver – gold mine is operated by Compania Minera Mantos de Oro (MDO), a Chilean contractual mining company, which in turn is owned 50% by Placer Dome and 50% by TVX Newmont Americas.