Barrick Completes US$2B Offering

Barrick Gold Corporation completed an offering of debt securities pursuant to Rule 144A, consisting of US$1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.85 per cent notes due 2022 and US$750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25 per cent notes due 2042. The notes were offered by a syndicate of initial purchasers led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC.

Barrick was represented in-house by David Simpson, Senior Counsel, Faith Teo, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary, and Kaveh Shahrooz, Corporate Counsel. Barrick was represented in the United States by a team from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP including Donald Crawshaw, Celia Bigoness and Jesse Dungan (corporate and securities) and Ron Creamer Jr. and John Wildt (tax). In Canada, Barrick was represented by a team from Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP including Kevin Thomson, Mindy Gilbert, Jennifer Grossklaus and Tiffany Jung (corporate and securities) and Geoffrey Turner and Chris Anderson (tax).

The underwriters were represented by a team from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP including Christopher Morgan, Ryan Dzierniejko and Vittoria Varalli (corporate and securities); Elizabeth Malone (environmental) and Daniel McCall and Jared Binstock (tax).


Mindy B. Gilbert Faith Teo David W. Simpson Jennifer Grossklaus Ryan Dzierniejko Donald R. Crawshaw Christopher W. Morgan Kevin J. Thomson Geoffrey S. Turner Tiffany Jung


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