On February 11, 2008, Crystallex International Corporation (“Crystallex”) completed a public offering of units consisting of one common share and one-half common share purchase warrant for gross proceeds of $69 million. Crystallex is a Canadian-based gold producer listed on the TSX and the AMEX with operations and exploration properties in Venezuela.
Crystallex was represented in Canada by McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP with a team comprised of Carmen Diges, Jason Chertin and Michael Friedman, and in the United States by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP with a team comprised of Riccardo Leofanti, Eric Spindel and David Beeston.
The syndicate of underwriters for the offering was led by Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and included GMP Securities L.P., Haywood Securities Inc. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.
The underwriters were represented by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team comprised of Maurice Swan, Rhoda Aylward and Janene Charles.