South32 in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Arizona Mining




$2.1 billion


Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

August 2018



Lead Office



Osler represented South32 in connection with its announced acquisition of Arizona Mining in an all-cash transaction valued at C$2.1 billion.

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company with high quality operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. 

Arizona Mining is a mineral exploration and development company focused on the exploration and development of its 100 per cent owned zinc-lead-silver Hermosa Project located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

The Osler team includes Alan Hutchison, Manny Pressman, Alex Gorka, Patrick Sullivan (M&A); Firoz Ahmed, Paul Seraganian, Drew Morier, Taylor Cao, Ramin Wright (Tax); Martha Martindale (Financing); Lynne Lacoursiere, Shaun Parker (Executive Compensation); Michelle Lally (Regulatory).

Alan Hutchison - Mining lawyer

Alan Hutchison

Partner, Corporate

Emmanuel  Pressman

Emmanuel Pressman

Partner, Chair, Corporate

Paul Seraganian - Cross Border Tax Lawyer

Paul Seraganian

New York Managing Partner

Firoz Ahmed | Tax Lawyer in Toronto

Firoz Ahmed

Partner, Taxation

Martha Martindale

Martha Martindale

Partner, Financial Services

Drew Morier | International Tax Lawyer

Drew Morier

Partner, Taxation

Lynne Lacoursière - Corporate Lawyer

Lynne Lacoursière

Partner, Corporate

Michelle Lally - Competition/Antitrust Lawyer

Michelle Lally

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment

Alex Gorka

Alex Gorka

Partner, Corporate

Patrick has a broad corporate practice with an emphasis in securities, mining and corporate gover..

Patrick Sullivan

Associate, Corporate

Shaun Parker

Shaun Parker

Associate, Employment & Labour

Taylor Cao

Taylor Cao

Associate, Taxation