Koch Strategic Platforms’ $100 Million Investment in Standard Lithium Ltd.

Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP advised Koch Strategic Platforms on its investment in Standard Lithium, assisted by Cassels.

Koch Strategic Platforms , a subsidiary of Koch Investments Group, has completed its US$100 million investment in Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSXV: SLI) (NYSE: SLI) (FRA: S5L), an innovative technology and lithium project development company. 

The Direct Investment is intended to support the Company’s strategic development goals and will be used by the Company to continue to rapidly advance the first commercial project proposed for the Lanxess facility; accelerate and expand the Company’s development of the South West Arkansas Lithium Project; continue to develop and commercialise modern lithium extraction and processing technologies and work collaboratively with Koch Engineered Solutions (“KES”) businesses; and to allow for strategic project expansion.

Standard Lithium is an innovative technology and lithium development company. The Company’s flagship project is located in southern Arkansas, where it is engaged in the testing and proving of the commercial viability of lithium extraction from over 150,000 acres of permitted brine operations. 

Created in 2020, KSP pursues public and private investments with companies where long-term mutual benefit can be realized. 

The Cassels’ team was led by Sam Cole (Picture) and included Jennifer Poirier, Pat Teichreb, Douglas Richardson and Jocelyn Arnason. 

The Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt team consisted of Brett Anderson, Alex Gorka, Patrick Sullivan, Ian Morrison (Corporate) and Matias Milet (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Jocelyn Arnason – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Sam Cole – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Jennifer Poirier – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Douglas Richardson – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Pat Teichreb – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Brett Anderson – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt; Alex Gorka – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt; Matias Milet – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt; Ian Morrison – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt; Patrick Sullivan – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt;

Law Firms: Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Osler Hoskin & Harcourt;

Clients: Koch Strategic Platforms; Standard Lithium Ltd;

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