Anglo American plc- Reorganization

Fasken Martineau (now Fasken Martineau DuMoulin) acted as Canadian counsel for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited and Minorco S.A. in connection with the reorganization of their interests to form Anglo American plc, an English company and one of the world’s largest mining and natural resource companies, listed on the London, Johannesburg and Swiss Stock Exchanges. The principal Canadian interest of Anglo American plc is its wholly owned subsidiary, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Limited. Robert Shirriff was assisted by his partners, Donald Steadman, corporate and financing, and William Bies, tax. Associates involved in the transaction included Harry Thompson and Stephen Kerr.