Canada: Barrick Divests Cowal Mine And Partners With China’s Zijin Mining Group
Last Updated: June 4 2015

Davies is acting for Barrick Gold Corporation in connection with a strategic divestiture and a landmark strategic partnership:

  • US$550-million sale of Barrick's 100% interest in the Cowal gold mine in New South Wales, Australia, to Evolution Mining Limited; and
  • US$298-million sale to China's Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd., of a 50% interest in Barrick (Niugini) Limited, the company that owns 95% of and manages the Porgera Joint Venture gold mine in Papua New Guinea, and the related strategic cooperation agreement.

The Davies team on both transactions includes Melanie Shishler, Richard FridmanAtanas Varbanov (M&A) and Geoffrey Turner (Tax).

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