Allens

Experience

CITIC Pacific Mining
Advised on the development of A$6 billion magnetite iron ore mine and associated infrastructure. China’s largest investment in an offshore iron ore project

Newcrest
Advised on the A$9.5 billion merger with Lihir Gold to create Asia’s leading gold producer and the sale of its interests in the Cracow and Mt Rawdon gold mines

Rio Tinto

  • Advised on the agreement to sell its 80 per cent interest in Northparkes to China Molybdenum Co., Ltd for US$820 million.
  • Advised on the defence of BHP Billiton’s £107 billion takeover offer – would have been the second-biggest takeover in global corporate history
  • Advised on the A$6 billion Pilbara iron ore joint venture with BHP Billiton
  • Advised on the $US15.2 billion capital raising – one of the largest ever capital raisings undertaken in Australia
  • Advised on the joint venture with Chinalco in Simandou iron ore project in Guinea (US$1.35 billion for 47 per cent stake)
  • Negotiation with the Mongolian Government on the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project (value A$6.7 billion)
  • Advised on the proposed US$19.5 billion investment by Chinalco in assets held by Rio Tinto