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Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Quentin Markin is a partner practising securities and corporate law in Stikeman Elliott’s Sydney office and is Co-Head of the firm's Global Mining Group. Quentin practised in the firm's Vancouver office (2016–2018), its Sydney office from 2011 until mid-2016, in the Toronto office (2006–2011) and was seconded to the London office (2005–2006). His practice emphasizes corporate finance and merger & acquisition transactions for public companies, with a focus on inter-jurisdictional transactions in the mining sector. He has significant experience acting for issuers and brokers in public offerings and in mining joint ventures, royalties, and project acquisitions, as well as global private placements, and transactions involving inter-listed companies, including the ASX in Australia, the JSE in South Africa, the AIM Market in London and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Quentin also advises public issuers on regulatory compliance matters, corporate governance, and continuous disclosure obligations, and he provides on-going securities law compliance advice to TSX and TSXV listed issuers. Quentin has acted for issuers based in Australia, Norway, South Africa, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Peru, Chile and Belgium, as well as Canada and the United States.
B2Gold Corp. has acquired all of the issued ordinary shares of Papillon Resources Limited for aggregate consideration of approximately US$570 million. The acquisition of Papillon will result in a combined entity that will be focused on furthering the development of Papillon’s Fekola project in Mali, optimizing B2Gold’s existing Masbate, Limon and La Libertad mines, and completing construction of the Otjikoto mine in Namibia.