Capabilities by Industry: 金属・鉱業
Greenhill has considerable transaction experience and a global network of corporate relationships in the Metals & Mining sector. Our Managing Directors and professionals have executed many of the most significant and complex transactions for some of the leading global companies.
Our experience in the Metals & Mining industry encompasses all of the commodity sub-sectors as well as: metals and materials; mining services; processing equipment; and steel and mining.
Below we highlight a few of the transactions on which we have advised in this area:
Advised Liontown Resources, an ASX-listed lithium company focused on the development of the world-class Kathleen Valley Lithium Project, on a lithium spodumene concentrate offtake agreement and A$300m financing facility from Ford Motor Company
Advisor to Syrah Resources, an ASX-listed industrial minerals and technology company, on its US$107mm loan from the U.S. Department of Energy under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program to fund the initial expansion of its Vidalia active anode material facility in Louisiana, USA
Advising DGO Gold, an ASX-listed gold exploration company, on its recommended, off-market takeover offer from Gold Road Resources, an ASX-listed gold producer
Advised Liontown Resources, an ASX-listed lithium company focused on the development of the world class Kathleen Valley Lithium Project, on a lithium spodumene concentrate offtake agreement with Tesla, a major electric vehicle manufacturer
Advised Liontown Resources, an ASX-listed lithium company focused on the development of the world class Kathleen Valley Lithium Project, on a lithium spodumene concentrate offtake agreement with LG Energy Solutions, a major South Korean-based EV battery supplier for leading global automakers
Advised Syrah Resources, an ASX-listed industrial minerals and technology company, on a natural graphite active anode material offtake agreement with Tesla, the world’s largest EV manufacturer
Advised Liontown Resources, an ASX-listed lithium company focused on the development of the world class Kathleen Valley Lithium Project, on its A$490m equity raising, comprised of a fully underwritten placement of A$450m and a non-underwritten share purchase plan of A$40m
Advised MetalX, Inc., a leading ferrous and non-ferrous metal scrap recycling company, on the sale of substantially all of its ferrous scrap processing business to BlueScope Steel Limited, an Australian-listed provider of steel materials, products, systems and technologies
Advised Lithium Americas, a development-stage company with projects in Jujuy, Argentina and Nevada, United States on its acquisition of Millennial Lithium, a Vancouver-based exploration and development company focused on advancing the Pastos Grandes Lithium Project in Argentina
Metro Quarry Group
Advised Myer Family Investments on the sale of the assets of Metro Quarry Group (Victoria’s largest specialist sand quarry) to a joint venture comprising Adbri / Barro Group
New Day Aluminum LLC
Advised DADA Holdings on the sale of its majority stake in New Day Aluminum LLC to Concord Resources Ltd.
Advised Sims Limited, a global leader in metal recycling and electronics recovery, on the acquisition of certain commercial and operating assets of Alumisource Corporation
Formation of an incorporated joint venture
Advised Flinders Mines, an ASX-listed mining exploration and development company, on the formation of an incorporated joint venture with BBI Group, providing a structure for the potential integrated financing and development of Flinders’ Pilbara Iron Ore Project and BBI Group’s Balla Balla rail and port infrastructure project
Hycroft Mining Corporation
Advised Hycroft Mining Corporation, a US-based, gold and silver producer operating the Hycroft mine located in Northern Nevada, on the sale of substantially all of its assets to Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation
Kidman Resources Limited
Advised Kidman Resources, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company, on its sale to Wesfarmers, one of Australia’s largest diversified listed companies
豪州のリチウム採掘・精製事業者であるKidman Resources Limitedのアドバイザー（単独）として、三井物産に対する水酸化リチウムの供給契約をサポート
US$115mm Debt Facility from SQM
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 US$115mm debt facility provided by JV partner Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM), a leading global lithium producer
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
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc.
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 Tesla, Inc., a global leader in electric vehicle, energy storage and solar panel design, development and manufacturing. The agreement is for an initial term of three years on a fixed-price take-or-pay basis and contains two 3-year term renewal options
Advising Lonmin PLC, a major fully integrated producer of Platinum Group Metals, on the amendment of its debt facilities to support the review and implementation of its strategic options
Natural Resource Partners L.P.
Advised Natural Resource Partners L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership that owns, manages and leases mineral properties in the United States, on a series of recapitalization transactions including the extension of NRP’s near-term debt maturities and the issuance of $250mm of new preferred equity capital to funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and from several affiliates of GoldenTree Asset Management L.P.
Advised Lonmin Plc on its c.$777mm recapitalization consisting of c.$370mm of bank facilities at the Plc and in South Africa from the Company’s ten lending banks and a fully underwritten Rights Issue of c.$407mm.
Stemcor Holdings Limited
Advised Stemcor Holdings Limited, the global steel trader, on their restructuring of $1.0bn of senior and junior debt and the refinancing of a $1.1bn working capital facility
Advised Alcoa Inc. on its separation into two independent, publicly-traded companies
RTI International Metals, Inc
Advised Alcoa Inc. on the acquisition of RTI International Metals, Inc., a leading producer and global supplier of titanium mill products and a manufacturer of fabricated titanium and specialty metal components, principally for the commercial aerospace and defense sectors