Newmont Acquires Miramar Mining for $1.5 Billion

On January 18, 2008, Newmont Mining Corporation completed its $1.5 billion acquisition of Miramar Mining Corporation.
Newmont was represented by an in-house legal team that included Britt Banks, Blake Rhodes, Sharon Thomas, Kevin Rohnstock and Jeff Reeser and external counsel that included Goodmans LLP, with a team led by Jonathan Lampe and including Sheldon Freeman, Mark Spiro and Daniel Jeon (corporate/securities), Carrie Smit, Alan Bowman and Marisa Wyse (tax), Joel Schachter and Bob Vaux (Investment Canada) and Richard Annan (competition); Lawson Lundell LLP, with a team led by Chris Baldwin and including Johanna Fipke and Jessica VanHoogevest (mining/corporate) and Christine Kowbel (environmental); Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, with a team led by David Katz and including Alison Zieske (corporate/securities), Deborah Paul and Joshua Holmes (tax); and Holmes, Robert & Owen LLP with a team that included William Holland (banking) and Alex Ritchie (securities).

Miramar was represented by Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP with a team led by Leslie Gord and including Kathleen Ritchie and Brett Kagetsu (corporate, securities), Robert Milnes (Investment Canada) and Bruce Graham and Leila Burden (competition); and Christopher Barry of Dorsey & Whitney LLP. A. David Long, the general counsel of Miramar, was involved in the early stages of the transaction but passed away at the end of August.


Alan Bowman Andrea Long Chris G. Baldwin Christine J.S. Kowbel Marisa Wyse Kathleen M. Ritchie Johanna Fipke Jonathan Lampe Bruce M. Graham Leila Burden Nixon Robert Vaux Daniel S. Jeon Carrie B.E. Smit Joel S. Schachter Richard Annan Robert E. Milnes Leslie T. Gord Brett A. Kagetsu Sheldon Freeman Lise Bertrand Mark Spiro


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