Mining companies are transforming themselves to boost profitability, strengthen their social impact and adopt cutting-edge practices. Our team helps you make those bold moves swiftly and successfully.

Global mining companies rely on our team for their most structurally complex and precedent-setting deals. Working across borders and with every type of commodity, we immerse ourselves in your strategies, projects and operations, and use our deep practical experience to create solutions that work.

Our clients range from senior players to junior and mid-tier companies as well as emerging exploration and development companies. Across international borders, we organize and coordinate teams of legal, financial, accounting and technical experts to get the deal done.

Thanks to our long-standing relationships with industry leaders, you get our broad perspective and practical advice on everything from project financings, strategic alliances and streaming arrangements to restructurings, dispute resolution and the mitigation of political risk.

Our team has sector-focused expertise in M&A, securities, tax strategies, finance and litigation. We also have deep experience tackling environmental and Indigenous issues. And we are tracking emerging, potentially disruptive technologies.

We’re here to advise you on every step in the acquisition, growth and financing of your company and at every stage in the exploration, development, financing and operation of specific properties.

Representative Work

Initial Purchasers, 2020

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Deutsche Bank and Citigroup, in the private placement of US$450-million aggregate principal amount of high yield notes by IAMGOLD Corporation.

Wexford Capital LP, 2020

Acted for Wexford Capital LP, the largest shareholder of Mako Mining Corp., in Mako's $12 million bought deal private placement of units and concurrent $16.4 million non-brokered private placement to funds managed by Wexford.