Mantos Copper’s $3.3 Billion Merger Agreement with Capstone Copper

Stikeman Elliott and Baker McKenzie advised Mantos Copper on the deal.
Blake and Carey advised Capstone Mining Corp.

Mantos Copper, run by British investment Audley Capital Advisors and Orion Mine Finance, signed a definitive agreement with Canada’s Capstone Mining to form a new, Americas-focused copper producer called Capstone Copper.

The new miner, which will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange, will have a combined 2021 copper production base of more than 175,000 tonnes of the metal and joint reserves of 4.9 million tonnes.

In Canada, Stikeman Elliott advised Mantos Copper (Bermuda) Limited with a team including Amanda Linett, Daniel Borlack, Jonathan Wilson, John Lorito, Michael Kilby, Natasha vandenHoven, Kristopher Noonan,  Meaghan Obee Tower, Denise Duifhuis, John Lee, Jennifer Che, Navin Kissoon, Christopher Sullivan, Katherine Amirault, Peter Flynn, Kirsten Cirella, Sagar Darar, Alexander Rand, Sara Shayan, Cheryl Cavanaugh,  Linda Zhang, Krista Yip-Chuck, Sarah Moore and Warren Ferguson.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by partner Antonio Ortúzar Jr. (Picture), and included partners Mirco Hilgers, Alberto Maturana, and associate Andrés Lecaros.

In Canada, Blake, Cassels & Graydon advised Capstone Mining Corp. with Robert Wooder, Sean Boyle, Alexandra Luchenko, Jamie Kariya,  Kevin Zimka, Victoria Craib, Joey Levesque, Michelle Perini, Chetan Shory, Evan Straight, Iain Tape, Samantha Rossman, Sarah Manifold, Julie Soloway and Victoria Skot.

In Chile, Carey advised Capstone Mining Corp. with Alejandra Daroch,  Francisco Ugarte, Francisco Corona, Julio Recordon, Constanza Trisotti, Maximiliano Urrutia, Ximena Jirón, Rocío Véliz and Consuelo San Martín.

Involved fees earner: Mirco Hilgers – Baker McKenzie; Andrés Lecaros – Baker McKenzie; Alberto Maturana – Baker McKenzie; Antonio Ortúzar Jr. – Baker McKenzie; Sean Boyle – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Victoria Craib – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Jamie Kariya – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Joey Levesque – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Alexandra Luchenko – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Sarah Manifold – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Michelle Perini – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Samantha Rossman – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Chetan Shory – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Victoria Skot – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Julie Soloway – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Evan Straight – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Iain Tape – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Bob Wooder – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Kevin Zimka – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Francisco Corona – Carey; Alejandra Daroch – Carey; Julio Recordon – Carey; Consuelo San Martín – Carey; Constanza Trisotti – Carey; Francisco Ugarte – Carey; Maximiliano Urrutia – Carey; Rocío Véliz – Carey; Ximena Jirón – Claro y Cia; Katherine Amirault – Stikeman Elliott; Daniel Borlack – Stikeman Elliott; Jennifer Che – Stikeman Elliott; Kirsten Cirella – Stikeman Elliott; Sagar Darar – Stikeman Elliott; Denise Duifhuis – Stikeman Elliott; Peter Flynn – Stikeman Elliott; Michael Kilby – Stikeman Elliott; Navin Kissoon – Stikeman Elliott; John Lee – Stikeman Elliott; Amanda Linett – Stikeman Elliott; John Lorito – Stikeman Elliott; Kristopher Noonan – Stikeman Elliott; Meaghan Obee Tower – Stikeman Elliott; Alexander Rand – Stikeman Elliott; Sara Shayan – Stikeman Elliott; Christopher Sullivan – Stikeman Elliott; Natasha vandenHoven – Stikeman Elliott; Jonathan Willson – Stikeman Elliott;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Carey; Claro y Cia; Stikeman Elliott;

Clients: Capstone Mining Corp.; Mantos Copper SA;