Sino Gold Completes $110M Acquisition of Golden China

On December 11, 2007, Sino Gold Mining Limited (through a wholly owned subsidiary) completed its acquisition of Golden China Resources Corporation. The total value of this transaction was approximately $110 million (including debt assumed).

Sino Gold is a public company listed on the ASX and the HKSE that explores, evaluates, develops and operates gold mines in the People's Republic of China.

Sino Gold was represented by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team that included Simon Romano, Donald Belovich, Alethea Au, Robert Galea, Carl Calandra, Andrew Bozzato (corporate and securities), Susan Thomson, Francesco Gucciardo (tax) and Brian Hansen (Australia).

Sino Gold was represented on matters of Hong Kong law by Dorsey and Whitney LLP with a team that included David Richardson, Ian Logan and Eden Nichols, and on matters of Australian law by Deacons in Sydney by Andrew Arnold, Kevin Hobgood-Brown and Maija Kerry.

Golden China was represented by McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP with a team that included Sean Farrell, Robert McDermott, Yuping Liu (corporate and securities) and Mary-Ann Haney (tax).