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ALCAN




acquired

PECHINEY




due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
AMR Technologies
now Neo Material Technologies


merged with

Magnaquench, Inc.




financial due diligence assistance, accounting support and valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Barrick




acquired

Homestake Mining





integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Beaver Brook Resources Ltd







 

 


valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Chinese-owned Private Canadian Resource
Company

restructuring in anticipation of a transaction to go public on the Hong Kong stock exchange


ongoing tax advice on the restructuring by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Client



involved in proposed acquisition of


Gammon Gold Inc.




due diligence support to prospective acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Client



involved in proposed acquisition of



Noranda Inc.


financial due diligence assistance to prospective acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Mining Co.


transaction involving project assets

 






fairness opinion by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential
Platinum Metals Producing Co.


acquired intangible assets

 



valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
First Quantum



moved from AIM to the London Stock Exchange



 

accounting and financial support by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Gammon Lake Resources Inc.

acquired

Mexgold Resources Inc.





valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
GeoProMining


valuation of

Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC




valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
GeoProMining

valuation of


Ararat Gold Recovery Co., LLC


A development stage gold mining company
valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
HudBay MINERALS INC.

acquired


HBMS




valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
IAMGOLD Corporation


acquired properties from


Cambior Inc.



valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Lundin Mining

acquired


Tenke Mining



due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Luscar Coal Limited Companies LLC





fairness opinion to the holders of Luscar’s 9.75% senior publicly traded notes
 

financial advisor to Luscar Coal Limited
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Mexgold Resources Inc.




 

 






valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Nautilus Minerals




acquired an AIM listing




 
 


accounting and financial support by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Northern Peru Copper Corp.

was acquired by

Jiangxi Copper Company Ltd. and China Minmetals Nonferrous Metals Co. Ltd.
 

tax advisor to seller on due diligence, offer, acquisition and subsequent restructuring
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Peak Gold, New Gold and Metalica Resources

were involved in a business combination

 


due diligence investigation assistance to New Gold and Metalica Resources by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Peru Copper



was acquired by

Aluminum Corp. of China


tax advisor to seller on due diligence, offer, acquisition and subsequent restructuring
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Rusoro Mining



acquisition of Venezuelan assets of

Hecla Mining Company


financial and tax due diligence provided to acquirer
PricewaterhouseCoopers
SOQUEM

 

invested in


McWatters



due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sterlite Gold Ltd.


was acquired by





Vedanta Resources plc




independent valuation in accordance with OSC Rule 61-501 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd.

was acquired by

Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Company





tax advisor to seller on due diligence, offer, acquisition and subsequent restructuring
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The HEICO Companies LLC

acquired

IVACO








due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by

PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Redpath
Group

acquired by

Deilmann-Haniel International Mining and Tunnelling GmbH







vendor support services for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
TVX Gold Inc.





merged with


Kinross & Echo Bay


due diligence support to TVX Gold Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Cimentos




acquisition of certain assets from

CEMEX


due diligence support to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Cimentos

acquired

Prairie Materials




due diligence investigation and integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Cimentos

acquired

Prestige/AB Ready Mix



due diligence investigation and integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Metals




acquired


US Zinc






due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by

PricewaterhouseCoopers
Western Canadian Coal Corp.



acquired




Cambrian Mining Plc





financial due diligence assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Western Copper Corporation



acquired




Lumina Resources Inc.




due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Western Goldfields Inc. and New Gold Inc.


were involved in a business combination








due diligence investigation assistance to Western Goldfields Inc. provided by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
YAMANA

divestiture of certain properties to

Aura Minerals Inc.




due diligence and carve-out support to YAMANA by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
YAMANA


acquired


Northern Orion and Meridian Gold


due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
YAMANA


acquired


Viceroy Exploration



due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
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