Kinross Gold Corporation Private Placement

On January 29, 2008, Kinross Gold Corporation completed a private placement offering in the United States, Canada and Europe of US$460 million of 1.75 per cent unsecured senior convertible notes due March 15, 2028.

Kinross Gold was represented by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP with a team that included Douglas Marshall, Mary Abbott, David Hanick and Mary Sum (corporate) and Monica Biringer and Julie Colden (tax).

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP acted as Canadian counsel to the underwriters, with a team that included Jeff Lloyd and Michael Fabbri (securities), and Leslie Morgan (tax).