TozziniFreire Advogados advised Kinross Brasil Mineração S.A; Pinheiro Neto Advogados advised the Canadian bank syndicate
TozziniFreire Advogados acted as the Brazilian lawyer of Kinross Brasil Mineração (guarantor) and Pinheiro Neto Advogados acted as the Brazilian lawyer of the administrative agent of a syndicate of Canadian banks (lenders) in the preparation and negotiation of a letter of guarantee governed by the Brazilian legislation, executed by Kinross Brasil Mineração in favor of the administrative agent of the lenders, whereby Kinross Brasil Mineração agreed to guarantee all obligations of Kinross Gold under a $1 billion credit agreement.
Kinross Gold is a senior gold mining company with a diversified portfolio of mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Mauritania and Russia. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Kinross Gold employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Kinross Gold is focused on delivering value through operational excellence, balance sheet strength, disciplined growth and responsible mining.
TozziniFreire Advogados advised Kinross Brasil (guarantor) and relied on partners Vinicius Jucá Alves (pictured top left), Oswaldo Dalla Torre (pictured top center), Beatriz Seixas (pictured top right), Alexei Bonamin (pictured middle left), Renata Emery (pictured bottom left) and associate Bianca Peuker.
In-House Counsel Kinross Brasil (Guarantor) Maria Montalvão and Marina Araújo.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados advised lenders (Brazilian law) and relied on partners Tiago Lessa (pictured larger), associate Fábio Moretti de Góis and legal assistant Aline Paula de Barros.
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP also advised the same partie (Canadian law) and had team formed by Tom Meagher, David Ferris and Daniel Leslie.
Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP was counsel to Kinross Gold Corporation (Borrower) and relied on Michael Matheson, Kerri Marks and Eric Goneau.