Work Area: Mining & metals

Holland & Knight absorbs mining boutique in Colombia

Highly Recommended firm Holland & Knight (Colombia) has incorporated local mining boutique Estudio Jurídico Montoya y Asociados, appointing its founding partner as of counsel.

12 August 2022

Canadian business gets financing for gold mine in Brazil

Canada’s G Mining has hired Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro to obtain a US$481 million financing package for its gold mine in Brazil.

11 August 2022

Carey shines in Tianqi’s Hong Kong IPO

Latham & Watkins LLP in Hong Kong and Carey in Santiago have helped Chinese lithium company Tianqi – a shareholder in Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) – raise US$2 billion in an initial public offering, the largest in Hong Kong so far this year.

08 August 2022

ArcelorMittal spends US$2.2 billion on Brazilian steel assets

The world’s largest steel group ArcelorMittal has hired Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Brazilian firms Tauil & Chequer Advogados and Lefosse to buy local counterpart Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion.

02 August 2022

PPU in Chilean lithium project sale

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped mining group Minera Salar Blanco divest its stake in a local lithium project to Australia’s Lithium Power International (LPI).

20 July 2022

Miner drops arbitration claim against Colombia

London-listed mining group Anglo American has withdrawn an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia over the blocked expansion of a coal mine after selling its stake in the project to Glencore, which is still pursuing its own treaty case.

19 July 2022

Brazilian iron miner gets US$375 million credit line

Allen & Overy LLP in Washington, DC and Milan and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped a group of banks lend US$375 million to Brazilian iron ore miner CSN Mineração.

24 June 2022

Marval stars in multinational gold mining deal

South African miner AngloGold Ashanti has enlisted Marval O'Farrell Mairal to buy stakes in three Argentine gold projects from Canadian counterpart Latin Metals for US$12.5 million.

16 June 2022

Chinese miner gets financing for Brazilian operations

White & Case LLP in Beijing and Hong Kong and Dias Carneiro Advogados in São Paulo have helped Chinese chemicals and mining group CMOC obtain a US$600 million credit line to finance its operations in Brazil.

16 June 2022

Peru's Cerro Verde gets US$350 million loan

Peruvian mining company Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde has enlisted local firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to obtain a syndicated loan of US$350 million.

14 June 2022

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