Mining Equipment Financing (Sierra Leone)

Acting for Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited and Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (CatFin) on the financing of mining equipment in Sierra Leone.

Pre-export Financing (Sierra Leone)

Advising the lenders in respect of an iron ore pre-export financing facility in Sierra Leone.

Development of iron ore mine (Sierra Leone):

Acting for African Minerals in relation to the development of its Tonkolili iron operations in Sierra Leone.

Copper mine expansion (Zambia):

Acting for Mopani Copper Mines in relation to the expansion and development of mining operations

Acquisition of prospecting project (Kenya):

Acting for an ASX listed corporate in relation its acquisition of an interest in a prospecting project in Kenya; also acting on an earn-in joint venture in Tanzania for the same client

General corporate and finance:

Acting for a large TSX, Amex and JSE listed gold producer in relation to corporate and finance matters (including ZAR1.3 billion funding facility)

Investment into bauxite mine (Guinea):

Advising on the investment in a bauxite mine in Guinea

Restructure (Tanzania and Mozambique):

Restructuring of Tanzanian and Mozambique exploration projects

General Commercial:

Commercial advisor to shareholder in relation to joint venture with large gold producing corporate for the exploration and mining of PGM minerals (transaction value approx ZAR2.2bn)