OVERVIEW & EXPERTISE

 

We are frequently retained by major domestic and international mining companies to provide advice on royalty transactions, commodity streaming arrangements, and associated financings and acquisitions. Our clients rely on our extensive experience in successfully structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of domestic and cross-border financing transactions in the mining industry.



Representative Matters

  • Excelsior Mining Corp. on its US$75-million project financing package with Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda Ltd., enabling Excelsior to transition the fully permitted Gunnison Copper Project in southeastern Arizona into America’s next new copper producer.
  • Triple Flag Mining Finance Ltd. on its US$80-million streaming financing and equity investment in Nevada Copper Corp. to finance the Pumpkin Hollow Project, Nevada.
  • Denison Mines Corp. on its C$43.5-million financing arrangement with Anglo Pacific Group PLC (APG), and its sale of its owned subsidiary Centaurus Royalties Ltd.
  • Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC on the C$75-million acquisition of its wholly owned subsidiary, Liberty Metals & Mining Canadian Royalties Ltd., by a subsidiary of Altius Minerals Corporation.
  • Pretium Resources Inc. on its US$540-million construction financing package with the Orion Mine Finance Group and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, including a US$350-million credit facility, a US$150-million gold and silver stream agreement and a US$40-million private placement of Pretium common shares.
  • Sandstorm Gold Ltd. on the restructuring of the US$75-million streaming transaction with Colossus Minerals Inc. and the Serra Pelada project.
  • Macquarie Bank Ltd. on the stream transaction involving Teranga Gold Corporation with Franco-Nevada Corporation, where the proceeds were used to repay US$30-million of the US$60-million credit facility with Macquarie Bank Limited.
  • Macquarie Bank Limited on the US$30-million stream transaction with Carpathian Gold Inc. for its Riacho dos Machados gold project in Brazil.
  • Luna Gold Corp. on its gold stream arrangement with Sandstorm Gold Limited for Aurizona Gold Mine.
  • True Gold Mining Inc. on its US$120-million financing from Franco-Nevada Corporation to complete construction of the Karma gold project.
  • Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. on the C$262-million Gold Wheaton Gold Corp. streaming deal.
  • Veris Gold Corp. on its C$120-million gold forward purchase transaction with a gold pre-payment to Deutsche Bank AG.
  • Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. on the US$15 million gold streaming arrangement with Golden Reign Resources Limited and its San Albino Gold Deposit, Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua.
  • Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance, on its purchase of a two per cent net smelter return royalty from True Gold Mining Inc. on the Karma gold project.
  • Maverix Metals Inc. on its acquisition of a portfolio of 11 royalties from Gold Fields Netherlands Services BV and certain affiliates and on its acquisition of 54 royalties from Newmont Mining for 60 million common shares, 10 million warrants and US$17-million.
 

 PEOPLE

 
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Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3393
Areas of Expertise: Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Corporate & Commercial, Mining Law, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Oil & Gas, Power, LNG, Aboriginal
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4003
Areas of Expertise: Corporate & Commercial, Structured Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets, Automotive, Mining, Investment Products & Asset Management, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Debt Capital Finance
Partner | New York, Toronto
New York: 212-893-8223
Toronto: 416-863-2223
Areas of Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Corporate & Commercial, Private Equity, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Finance, United States, Life Sciences, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4061
Areas of Expertise: Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Energy, Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Real Estate, Construction, Mining, Pension Funds Investment, Investment Funds, Investment Vehicles, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Credit Unions
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3333
Areas of Expertise: Environmental, Energy, Brownfields Redevelopment, Environmental Litigation & Enforcement, Power, Oil & Gas, Mining, Forestry, Australia, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Chemical & Waste Regulation, Climate Change, Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Environmental Litigation & Enforcement, LNG, Aboriginal
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4033
Areas of Expertise: Environmental, Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Climate Change, Brownfields Redevelopment, Oil & Gas, Renewables (Wind, Solar, Hydro, & CleanTech), Mining, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Lobbying, Major Projects, Pipeline & Midstream, Aboriginal, Government & Public Sectors, Energy
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4089
Areas of Expertise: Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Commercial, Mining, Acquisitions, Dispositions & Joint Ventures, Leasing, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2159
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services, Mining, Banking, Asset-Based Finance, Debt Finance & Lending, Project Finance, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Cannabis
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-5025
Areas of Expertise: Tax, Tax Controversy & Litigation, Africa, Private Equity, Mining, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Office Managing Partner | London
London: +44-20-7429-3555
Areas of Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Australia, Africa, Capital Markets, Europe, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Finance, Corporate Governance, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Mining M&A and Capital Markets, Mergers, Acquisitions, & Divestitures
Counsel | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4087
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services, Mining, Corporate & Commercial, Forestry, Commercial Real Estate, Banking, Asset-Based Finance, Debt Finance & Lending, Equipment Financing/Leasing, Project Finance, Structured Finance, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Debt Finance & Lending
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2219
Areas of Expertise: Acquisitions, Dispositions & Joint Ventures, Leasing, Real Estate Financing, Corporate & Commercial, Mining, Power, Construction, Development, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Services, Food, Beverage & Agribusiness, REITs, Pension Funds Investment, Europe, United States
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2938
Areas of Expertise: Class Actions, Constitutional & Charter of Rights, Corporate Litigation, Tax Controversy & Litigation, Brownfields Redevelopment, Chemical & Waste Regulation, Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Communications, Food, Beverage & Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Mining, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Environmental Litigation & Enforcement, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Class Actions, Constitutional & Charter of Rights, Corporate Litigation, Environmental, Aboriginal
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2704
Areas of Expertise: Corporate & Commercial, Equity Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Mining, Private Equity, Retail, Africa, Europe, India, United States, Pension Funds Investment, Investment Funds, Investment Vehicles, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-3868
Areas of Expertise: Environmental, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Municipal Planning, Renewables (Wind, Solar, Hydro, & CleanTech), Automotive, Manufacturing, Food, Beverage & Agribusiness, Mining, Business Crimes, Investigations & Compliance, Brownfields Redevelopment, Chemical & Waste Regulation, Climate Change, Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Environmental Litigation & Enforcement, Mining Law, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Aboriginal
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-4278
Areas of Expertise: Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, United States, Mining Lending, Corporate & Commercial, Life Sciences, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Partner | London
London: +44-20-7429-3553
Areas of Expertise: Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Middle East, Corporate & Commercial, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Defence, Europe, Private Equity
Partner | Montréal, Toronto
Montréal: 514-982-4002
Toronto: 416-863-4003
Areas of Expertise: Chemical & Waste Regulation, Environmental Assessments & Approvals, Mining Law, Brownfields Redevelopment, Climate Change, Environmental Litigation & Enforcement, Forestry, Mining, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Aboriginal, Environmental
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3318
Areas of Expertise: Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Commercial, Corporate Governance, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, Forestry, Shareholder Activism, Pension Funds Investment, Investment Funds, Investment Vehicles, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Credit Unions, Cannabis
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4005
Areas of Expertise: Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Commercial, Private Equity, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, United States, Shareholder Activism, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Mining M&A and Capital Markets
Partner | London
London: +44-20-2074-293558
Areas of Expertise: Africa, Capital Markets, Australia, Europe, Equity Capital Markets, Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Defence
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2747
Areas of Expertise: Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, Mining Law, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3319
Areas of Expertise: Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Equity Capital Markets, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3399
Areas of Expertise: Capital Markets, Corporate & Commercial, Private Equity, Information Technology, Mining, Renewables (Wind, Solar, Hydro, & CleanTech), Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Finance, United States, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Partner | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9629
Areas of Expertise: Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Private Equity, Shareholder Activism, Capital Markets, Debt Capital Finance, Equity Capital Markets, Latin America, Energy, Mining Lending, Mining Streaming & Royalties, Cannabis
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