Work Area: Mining & metals

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

Gold Fields-Yamana merger calls on multiple LatAm firms

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has helped South African miner Gold Fields acquire Canadian counterpart Yamana Gold for US$5.7 billion in a deal that gives it assets across several jurisdictions in the region.

09 June 2022

PPO stars in Bolivia-Canada mining deal

Toronto-based miner Eloro has enlisted Bolivian firm PPO Abogados to raise 9.7 million Canadian dollars (US$8 million) through a bought deal financing.

07 June 2022

Canadian miner refinances Panamanian gold project

Canada’s Orla Mining has hired Morgan & Morgan in Panama City to obtain a US$150 million refinancing for a gold mine in the Latin American country.

25 May 2022

Hernández & Cía stars in Peruvian mining loan

Hernández & Cía has advised a syndicate of lenders in a US$27 million loan for Peruvian mining company Compañía Minera Kolpa.

23 May 2022

Mubadala sells gold mining assets in Colombia

Canadian mining company Aris Gold has turned to Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá to acquire a minority stake in a Colombian mining venture from Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, a deal worth US$100 million.

09 May 2022

Multiple firms steer Canada-Brazil metals purchase agreement

Canada’s South Star Battery Metals has enlisted Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Veirano Advogados in São Paulo to enter a metals purchase and sales agreement with mining fund Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty for the development of its Santa Cruz graphite project in Brazil.

05 May 2022

Cuatrecasas helps Chilean steel producer restructure debt

Chile’s largest steel producer CAP and its subsidiary Compañía Siderúrgica Huachipato have turned to Cuatrecasas (Chile) to carry out a capital restructuring worth US$290 million.

28 April 2022

Vale divests mining assets to J&F for US$1.2 billion

J&F Investimentos has turned to Lefosse to purchase manganese and iron ore mines from Brazilian mining giant Vale for US$1.2 billion.

08 April 2022

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