Recently, mining and metals companies have explored M&A at the highest levels in years. Cross-border transactions in the sector are expected to continue to offer compelling opportunities, despite uncertainties in the current climate. A thoughtful, well-advised and agile approach is required to achieve the potential rewards of cross-border dealmaking in a fluid market. In the article linked below, Sidley lawyers identify crucial factors that companies in the mining industry should take into account when engaging in cross-border M&A.
The article was authored by Brian J. Fahrney and Joseph P. Michaels, with contributions from Cliff W. Vrielink, Tim Chandler, Justin A. Savage, Brittany A. Bolen, William Blumenthal, James Mendenhall, Heather M. Palmer, Rachel D. Kleinberg, Jessica M. Day, and Carys Golesworthy.
Sidley has a premier, global practice in the mining and metals sector. We have decades of experience assisting the leading players in the market navigate the legal, business, and political complexities of their most sensitive and high-profile matters. Our advice is informed by the practical realities faced by miners, producers, owners, developers, purchasers, investors, and governments in all manner of transactions and other matters, including significant M&A transactions, project development, joint ventures, capital raises, financings, licensing and concessions, offtake arrangements, tax matters, high-profile disputes, restructurings, public policy affairs, and regulatory matters.
Read the article here.