Bema Gold Completes Bought Deal Financing

Vancouver-headquartered Bema Gold Corp. completed a bought deal financing in November 17, 2004, which raised proceeds of $125 million. The proceeds of the financing are to be used to finance additional exploration work at its Kupol gold and silver project in Russia and for general corporate purposes.
Bema was represented by Cyndi Laval of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Vancouver, Léonard Serafini of Gowlings in Montreal, and Rod McKeen and Linda Chow of Axium Law Group.
A syndicate of underwriters co-led by GMP Securities Ltd. and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. was represented by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team comprised of Neville McClure and Thomas Wachowski in Vancouver, Jay Kellerman in Toronto, and Louis Morisset in Montreal.