Barrick Completes US$750M Offering

Barrick Gold Corporation completed a public offering of debt securities on March 24, 2009, consisting of US$750 million aggregate principal amount of 6.950 per cent notes due 2019. The notes were offered by a syndicate of underwriters led by Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

Barrick was represented in-house by Jennifer Mazin, senior counsel, and Stephen Crozier, corporate counsel. Barrick was represented in the US by a team from Shearman & Sterling LLP including Christopher Cummings, Stephen Centa, Shane Smyth and Tina Li (corporate and securities) and Laurence Crouch and Anil Kalia (tax). In Canada, Barrick was represented by a team from Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP including Kevin Thomson, Lisa Damiani, Brett Seifred and Mark O'Brien (corporate and securities) and Geoffrey Turner and Christopher Anderson (tax).

The underwriters were represented by a team from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP including Christopher Morgan, Ryan Dzierniejko and David Beeston (corporate and securities); Eric Sensenbrenner and Aaron Feinberg (tax) and John Amodeo (environmental).


Lisa Damiani Laurence E. Crouch Christopher W. Morgan John Amodeo Stephen Centa Geoffrey S. Turner Kevin J. Thomson Christopher Anderson Mark O'Brien Eric Sensenbrenner Tina Lie Brett Seifred Christopher J. Cummings


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