Wheaton River Minerals Completes Offering in August 2003

On August 25, 2003, Vancouver-based Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. completed a public offering of 47,619,049 units for gross proceeds of $100 million. The offering was made through a syndicate of underwriters led by Griffiths McBurney & Partners, and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, Orion Securities Inc. and Sprott Securities Inc.

Wheaton River Minerals was represented by Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with a team that included Paul Stein, Mark Bennett, Jennifer Traub and Patrick Gleeson (securities) and Chris Norton (tax). The underwriters were represented by Perry Dellelce and Derek Sigal, and Susan Thomson (tax) of Wildeboer Rand Thomson Apps & Dellelce LLP in Toronto.