On June 10, 2015, Oban Mining announced a transaction that will result in a simultaneous combination with four other mining companies along with a strategic investment from Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. Bennett Jones lawyers, acting for Oban, played a key role in structuring this complex merger which will combine interesting projects in Ontario and Quebec in a well-financed company with a board of directors comprised of industry leaders and an experienced management team.
"People have been talking about (consolidation). We decided to do it” said Osisko chief executive Sean Roosen when asked about the rationale for the deal.
Sander Grieve and Linda Misetich Dann (mining, M&A) are leading a team that includes Jeffrey Kerbel, Kristopher Hanc, Jamie Au, Lisa Telebar, Ian Minz, Stephanie Romano (mining, M&A), Robert Staley (litigation), Thomas Bauer and Martin Sorenson (tax), and Jane Helmstadter (real estate) .
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