Impala Platinum Holdings Limited’s Acquisition of North American Palladium

Baker McKenzie advised Impala Platinum Holdings Limited on its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of North American Palladium for total cash consideration of approximately C$1.0 billion (approx. €684.26 Million). The Transaction was implemented pursuant to a plan of arrangement in Canada according to an arrangement agreement entered into between NAP, […]

HeidelbergCement’s Sale Of A Minority Stake In Ciments Du Maroc

Clifford Chance advised HeidelbergCement, one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of building materials, in connection with the sale of a minority stake in the share capital of Ciments du Maroc. HeidelbergCement sold 7.8% of the share capital of Ciments du Maroc for an aggregate amount of approximately €140 million, as part of its action […]

Sound Transit’s $3 Billion Lynnwood Link Light Rail Project

Shearman & Sterling represented the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) in connection with the extension of an approximately $658 million secured loan to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) to fund a portion of the Lynnwood Link Extension Project in Seattle, Washington. The loan, issued under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation […]

Pangaea Investment Management’s $200 million metal purchase

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa has advised Pangaea Investment Management, an associate of Chinese copper giant Jiangxi Copper, on a large and highly complex US$200 million platinum metal purchase transaction with the Lonmin group, the third largest global platinum producer. The funds were released to the Lonmin group from escrow in October 2018. The transaction […]

JUMO’s $52 Million Funding Round

White & Case LLP has advised Goldman Sachs as leader in the round JUMO, the largest and fastest growing technology platform for operating inclusive mobile financial services marketplaces, today announced the close of an equity funding round of USD$52 million led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from other leading investors including Proparco, the private sector […]

$1 Billion Financing for Nigerian Fertilizer Production Facility

White & Case LLP has advised the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and a syndicate of around 20 development financial institutions and commercial lenders on the financing of the US$1 billion expansion of a world-scale urea fertilizer production facility near Port Harcourt, Nigeria. IFC will directly lend US$100 million and mobilize an additional US$850 million of […]

Mainstream Renewable Power’s Financing of two wind projects in the Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces in South Africa

White & Case LLP has advised Absa Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking Division), as exclusive mandated lead arranger, sole underwriter and sole hedge provider, on the R6.6 billion financing for Mainstream Renewable Power’s two wind projects in the Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces in South Africa. The projects, Kangnas and […]

Société d’Aménagement Zenata (SAZ)’s Agreement with the Saudi German Hospital Group

DLA Piper has advised La Société d’Aménagement Zenata (SAZ), the entity in charge of the overall development of the Zenata Eco-City in Morocco, on the signature of a cooperation agreement with the Saudi German Hospital Group to develop a healthcare centre. Zenata is the biggest Eco-City project in Morocco and the first to have obtained […]