Dentons advises Aris Gold Corporation on the acquisition of 20% stake in Mubadala’s Soto Norte gold project in Colombia
Dentons’ Colombia and Spain have advised the Canadian multinational mining company, Aris Gold Corporation, on the acquisition of a 20% stake in the Soto Norte gold project in Colombia, with the option to acquire an additional 30% stake from MDC Industry Holding Company LLC (Mubadala).
Aris Gold Corporation is listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange in Canada while Mubadala Investment Company is a sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates based in Abu Dhabi.
Jorge Neher, lead partner of the Energy and Mining practice in Latin America and the Caribbean, led and coordinated the legal team for the project. From the Spanish office, the team was formed by Jabier Badiola (pictured right), managing partner of Dentons in Spain; Israel de Diego (pictured left), partner; Juan Vigón, partner; and Iñigo Olarte, senior associate. From Colombia, the team was formed by Lucia Escobar, senior associate; Daniel Garcia, associate; and Ana Restrepo, associate.