Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co.
Advised Kidman Resources Limited, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company with a 50% interest in the West Australian Mt. Holland lithium project, on a lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co., a leading global marketing and trading conglomerate based in Japan. The agreement is for an initial term of two years, plus two 2-year term extension options
Martabe gold and silver mine
Advised EMR Capital, a specialist resources private equity manager, on the sale of the Martabe gold and silver mine to United Tractors
Advised Alcoa Inc. on the acquisition of TITAL GmbH, a privately-held German manufacturer of aluminum and titanium castings predominately for the aerospace and defense end markets
Coal and Allied Industries Limited
Advised Coal and Allied Industries Limited, an Australian based coal mining company, in relation to an acquisition proposal from Rio Tinto Limited and Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire all the outstanding shares in the company not already held by Rio Tinto and Mitsubishi
Advised Lonmin plc, a major producer of Platinum Group Metals, regarding an unsolicited pre-conditional offer for the company by Xstrata plc, a global diversified mining company