The energy and natural resources industries are being transformed by new technology and the challenges of project deliverability, energy security and climate change with many exciting new opportunities for corporates, utilities and public bodies.
Our clients demand practical, yet innovative legal solutions from lawyers who have a parallel commercial understanding of the sector and the issues they face in a range of jurisdictions across the globe. Our clients have entrusted us to provide legal solutions in more than 40 countries.
Whether you have a corporate, joint venture or M&A transaction to navigate, a dispute or arbitration that needs resolving, or are financing a major project, we would like to work as part of your team to solve your toughest legal issues.
Advised a Sovereign Wealth Fund on its $100m subscription which cornerstoned a wider $275m and up to $368m equity fundraising and $392m debt restructuring of Premium Main Market listed Kenmare Resources.
Advised on the Arrangement Agreement in relation to Endeavour Mining’s acquisition of Avnel, by way of a Canadian securities laws-compliant Guernsey scheme of arrangement, in an all-share transaction.
Advised Peel Hunt and Tamesis Partners on a US$30m fundraising for AIM and ASX listed Berkeley Energia.
Advised JPMC and Peel Hunt on USD $186m underwritten fundraise for Central Asia Metals and its re-admission following USD $402.5m acquisition of the SASA mine.
Advised Shanta Gold on raising US$14.0m by way of placing and direct subscription. The Fundraising was undertaken in conjunction with the debt restructuring and the conditional acquisition of the issued and outstanding common shares of TSX listed Helio resources, which owns an adjacent project in Tanzania, by way of a statutory plan of arrangement. BLP also acted on a similar $10m fundraising for Shanta in 2016.