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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 and subterranean mining projects in the exploitation of industrial and 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.

PCG’s Mining team also has experience in surface rights, concentration agreements and in due diligence processes of exploration mining companies and/or operating exploitation projects, with extensive knowledge in the following types of transactions:

  • Mining rights transfer.
  • Negotiation of surface rights agreements.
  • Due diligence of exploration and production mining companies.
  • Negotiation of joint venture agreements.
  • Negotiation of acquisition agreements.
  • Negotiation of credit/financing agreements.
  • Negotiation of loan agreements.
  • Negotiation of machinery lease agreements.
  • Negotiation of streaming agreements.
  • Negotiation of concentrate agreements.
  • Care and maintenance programs.
  • Advise on regulatory matters.

Representative Clients

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

Find more information in our Mining brochure.

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 and subterranean mining projects in the exploitation of industrial and 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.

PCG’s Mining team also has experience in surface rights, concentration agreements and in due diligence processes of exploration mining companies and/or operating exploitation projects, with extensive knowledge in the following types of transactions:

  • Mining rights transfer.
  • Negotiation of surface rights agreements.
  • Due diligence of exploration and production mining companies.
  • Negotiation of joint venture agreements.
  • Negotiation of acquisition agreements.
  • Negotiation of credit/financing agreements.
  • Negotiation of loan agreements.
  • Negotiation of machinery lease agreements.
  • Negotiation of streaming agreements.
  • Negotiation of concentrate agreements.
  • Care and maintenance programs.
  • Advise on regulatory matters.

Representative Clients

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

Find more information in our Mining brochure.

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