On June 17, 2011, Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (“Quadra FNX” or the “Company”) (TSX – QUX) closed its private offering of US$500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 7.75 per cent Senior Notes due 2019.
The notes were sold to a syndicate of initial purchasers led by J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse and including BMO Capital Markets.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP acted as Canadian counsel to Quadra FNX, with a team that included Andrew McLeod, Susan Tomaine, Tim Andison, Mischa Zajtmann and Hila Wesa (corporate/securities); Bahar Hafizi (corporate finance) and Bruce Sinclair and Kevin Zimka (tax).
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP acted as US counsel to Quadra FNX, with a team that included Adam Givertz, Noah Gold and Jesse Dallal (corporate/securities); David Mayo and Lee Hepner (tax); Erin Murphy, Maureen Riley and Abigail Becraft (ERISA) and William O'Brien (environmental).
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP acted as US counsel to the initial purchasers with a team that included Gary Sellers, David Azarkh and Brandon Mason.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers with a team that included Robert Yalden, Anthony Wilson and Hugo-Pierre Gagnon.