Mining

We have extensive experience representing national and international mining companies, both private and public, in the negotiation and/or restructuring of streaming contract transactions, in the negotiation of financing for open pit or subterranean mining projects in the exploitation of industrial or precious metals such as silver, gold, copper, coal and nickel; in the resolution of disputes and litigation related to the ownership of properties and/or their operations.
Our mining team also has experience in surface rights, concentration agreements and in due diligence processes of exploration mining companies and/or operating exploitation projects.

Representative Transactions

  • Participated in the restructuring of a $20 million dollars Credit Facility for the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Advised in the negotiation of Silver Stream Agreement between Silver Wheaton and one of the Mexican subsidiaries of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Negotiated machinery lease agreements with Sandvik for the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Renegotiated all of the Offtake Concentrate Agreements (Cu, Pb, Ni and Zn) for the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company with Trafigura and Glencore.
  • Participated in the sale of the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian mining public company to a US mining consortium.
  • Negotiation of the structuring of a $5 million dollars credit facility between a Canadian public mining company and Trafigura and Glencore.
  • Negotiation of the surface rights in the state of Guerrero for the open pit project of the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Liquidation of the Mexican subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Refinancing negotiation of a $50 million dollars credit facility for a Canadian public mining company.
  • Participated in the $60 million dollars acquisition by a Canadian public mining company of one of the largest silver mines located in the US.
  • Advised Cementation Mining in different projects in Mexico.