Mining and Resources

  • 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)
  • Acquisition (South Africa):

    Advising an ASX listed corporate in relation to its ZAR90m acquisition of an operating coal mine in South Africa
  • Acquisition:

    Advising large diamond producer (TSX and JSE listed) in relation to its ZAR110m acquisition of several diamond-mining operations
  • Listing (South Africa):

    Advising large diamond producer in relation to its its inward-listing on the JSE Limited and its successful defences against a hostile takeover