On January 14, Neal Gerber Eisenberg (NGE) represented Goldcorp Inc. in its agreement with Newmont Mining Corporation in which Newmont will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Goldcorp in a trasaction valued at $10 billion ($12.5 billion enterprise value). The agreement will create the world’s largest gold producer by output. The NGE team consisted of David Stone, John Koenigsknecht, Philippe Blanchard, Betsy Thelen, Jeff Bakker, Cassie Zhang, Philip Adler and Beth Rosner.
Under the terms of the agreement, Newmont will acquire each Goldcorp share for 0.3280 of a Newmont share, which represents a 17 percent premium based on the companies' 20-day volume weighted average share prices. NGE teamed with Canadian firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP to represent Goldcorp’s interests.
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