Work Area: Mining & metals

PPO helps Canadian miner buy assets in Bolivia

PPO Abogados has helped Canadian mining company Eloro Resources acquire a majority stake in a tin mining project from Empresa Minera Villegas for US$10 million.

13 October 2021

Barros & Errázuriz appoints mining head with BMAJ hire

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has hired a lawyer from Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados as partner and to lead its mining practice.

12 October 2021

Several firms help Canada’s Atico buy Ecuadorean miner

Canadian mining company Atico has relied on Spingarn & Marks in Quito to acquire the remaining stake it did not already own in Ecuadorean counterpart Compañia Minera La Plata (CMLP) for US$10 million.

30 September 2021

Marval O'Farrell steers US-Australia lithium partnership in Argentina

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has helped US technology company Lilac Solutions enter into a partnership with Australian miner Lake Resources to develop a lithium brine project in north-western Argentina.

28 September 2021

SQM raises US$700 million in first green bonds

Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Chicago and Chilean firm Claro & Cía have helped Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) raise US$700 million in its inaugural green bond offering.

27 September 2021

Colombia liable in high-mountain mining dispute

A divided International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has found Colombia liable in a US$700 million claim brought by a Canadian mining company that was deprived of its right to operate within an environmental preservation zone.

17 September 2021

Cosan subsidiary acquires port and enters JV in Brazil

Atlântico, a subsidiary of Brazilian energy company Cosan, has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire local port São Luís for 720 million reais (US$134 million) and enter into a joint venture with mining group Paulo Brito.

10 September 2021

DLA Piper and Guerrero Olivos in Canada-Chile gold mine financing

Canadian mining company Rio2 has hired four offices of DLA Piper LLP and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to get a US$135 million financing to develop a gold mine in Chile.

02 September 2021

Russia’s EuroChem buys Brazilian mining assets from Yara

Russian fertilizer producer EuroChem has hired Dentons in Moscow and three offices of Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a Brazilian mining project from Norwegian company Yara for US$410 million.

09 August 2021

Peru’s Minera Antamina gets US$1 billion credit facility              

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peru's Compañía Minera Antamina obtain a US$1 billion loan.

23 July 2021

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