Silver Standard Resources Acquires Marigold Mine from Goldcorp and Barrick Gold

Silver Standard Resources Inc. acquired the Marigold mine from subsidiaries of Goldcorp Inc. and Barrick Gold Corporation on April 4, 2014. Total cash consideration paid at closing was US$275 million.

The Marigold mine is a large scale, producing open pit gold mine in Nevada, USA.

Silver Standard was represented in-house by Kelly Stark-Anderson, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary, and by its external counsel Lawson Lundell LLP with a team including Khaled Abdel-Barr (M&A and mining), Michael Lee and Aaron Lightman (M&A) and Mandeep Dhaliwal (banking); and by Holland & Hart LLP in the United States with a team including Sue Oakes (M&A), Robert Bassett (mining), John Maxfield (tax) and John Ludlum (employment benefits).

Goldcorp was represented in-house by Benjamin Lee, Senior Corporate Counsel.

Barrick was represented in-house by Jennifer Mazin, Vice-President and Assistant General Counsel, and Kaveh Shahrooz, Corporate Counsel.

Parsons Behle & Latimer acted as external counsel to both Goldcorp and Barrick with a team including Stephen Hull (mining), William Holyoak (M&A) and John Zimmerman (mining).

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP also acted as external counsel to Goldcorp with a team including Ann Watterworth and Jason Sernoskie (M&A).



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