Mining

Our Mining team has extensive experience representing both domestic and international private and traded mining companies as well as providing assistance to structure effective, practical, and original solutions in acquisition, financing, and joint venture transactions. Helping them to negotiate and/or restructure streaming transactions, obtain permits, authorizations, and/or concessions for open-pit or underground mining projects for the exploitation of industrial or precious metals like silver, gold, copper, coal, and nickel. Our assistance will also include dispute resolution and litigation in connection with their land or their operations.

We are also experienced in surface rights, concentrate agreements and in due diligence processes of exploration, junior, and public mining companies.

Representative Transactions

Members of our team have represented clients in a number of relevant transactions, including the following:

  • 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 the 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.