Taseko Mines Completes Sale to Private Japanese Consortium

On March 31, 2010, Taseko Mines Limited announced that it had sold a 25 per cent joint venture interest in its Gibraltar copper mine to a private Japanese consortium (Sojitz Corporation – 50 per cent, Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Ltd. – 25 per cent, Furukawa Co., Ltd. – 25 per cent) for approximately $187 million.

Heenan Blaikie LLP acted for the consortium with a team consisting of Sonia Yung, Anjili Bahadoorsingh and Alex Farcas (corporate); Richard Lewin (tax) and Lynn Mitchell (environmental).

Acting for Taseko were its in-house counsel Trevor Thomas, and outside counsel Lang Michener LLP with a team consisting of Bernhard Zinkhofer, Lance Bredeson and Lisa Fang (venture capital) and John Morrison (banking)


John D. Morrison Alexandru Farcas Richard Lewin Anjili I. Bahadoorsingh Lynn Mitchell Lance Bredeson Lisa Fang Bernhard J. Zinkhofer Sonia Yung