Chadbourne “handles significant mandates across Latin America in mining, oil and gas, power and renewables.” – Chambers Latin America
Chadbourne’s mining and metals experience draws upon the extensive legal skills and broad industry knowledge of lawyers in our offices across the globe. We advise on the day-to-day legal, financial and operational issues faced by mining companies, mineral producers, financial institutions, contractors and others in the industry. The range of our expertise includes representing clients on a wide variety of international, multi-jurisdictional transactions, tax matters, permit issues, joint ventures, restructurings, fund raisings, project financings, construction and development issues, dispute resolution and sales and offtake contracts.
Our experience with such a diverse client base, along with our knowledge of the market and the regulatory environment, ensures that we are very familiar with the commercial concerns and negotiating positions of all parties in a project and the political challenges involved across emerging market jurisdictions. We are well-qualified to advise on all aspects of mining projects, from initial feasibility studies and exploration operations through to project development, construction and production.
Swicorp Company Affiliate Investment in Saudi Steel Manufacturer
Chadbourne represented Swicorp Company, an international private equity and asset management firm focused on the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, in an acquisition by its affiliate of a 30 percent equity investment in Saudi steel manufacturer BRC Industrial (Saudia) Limited, a steel processing company in Saudi Arabia, from certain members of the Al-Howaish family.
Acquisition of Steel Company
Chadbourne advised Złomrex S.A., a major supplier of steel scrap and non-ferrous metals scrap in Poland and one of the leading producers and distributors of metallurgic products, in an acquisition of an organized part of a steel company of Stalexport S.A. (after its split-off from the structure of Stalexport S.A.) by an affiliated company of Złomrex S.A.
Charles Johnson is the head of Chadbourne’s office in São Paulo, Brazil where he has been based since January 2002. Mr. Johnson represents financial institutions, public and private companies, private equity funds and hedge funds on a wide range of financial and commercial transactions. He has ...