Wheaton River Minerals Completes Offering in October 2003

Vancouver-based Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. completed a public offering of 38.1 million units for gross proceeds of $120.015 million, on October 14, 2003. The offering was made through a syndicate of underwriters led by Griffiths McBurney & Partners, and included BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Capital Corp., Orion Securities Inc., Sprott Securities Inc., Research Capital Corp. and Fort House Inc.

Wheaton River Minerals was represented by Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with a team that included Paul Stein, Mark Bennett, Jennifer Traub and Patrick Gleeson (securities) and Chris Norton (tax). The underwriters were represented by Perry Dellelce and Derek Sigel, and Susan Thomson (tax) of Wildeboer Rand Thomson Apps & Dellelce, LLP in Toronto.