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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Coeur Mining, Inc. Acquires JDS Silver Holdings, Ltd. for up to US$250 million

2017

Areas Banking and Finance Law, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Corporate Finance and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining and Natural Resources, Tax

Summary

Goodmans represented Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur”), a public gold and silver company listed on the New York Stock Exchange in its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of JDS Silver Holdings, Ltd. (“JDS Silver”), a private British Columbia silver mining company, for aggregate consideration of up to US$250 million pursuant to a plan of arrangement. The principal asset of JDS Silver is the high-grade silver-zinc-lead Silvertip mine located in northern British Columbia. Coeur paid initial consideration of US$200 million, consisting of US$146.5 million of cash, US$38.5 million of Coeur shares and assumed debt of US$15 million. Additional contingent payments of up to US$50 million are payable by Coeur upon achieving specific future permitting and exploration milestones at the Silvertip mine.