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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.

Frontera Copper Corporation Completes $185 Million Restructuring


Areas Banking and Finance Law, Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Finance and Securities, Corporate Restructuring, Litigation, Mining and Natural Resources, Tax


Goodmans represented Frontera Copper Corporation in connection with its restructuring under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "CBCA") under which (i) all of Frontera’s 10% Senior Unsecured Notes due June 15, 2010 and its 10% Senior Unsecured Notes due March 15, 2011 were restructured and exchanged for new guaranteed senior secured Notes pursuant to the terms of a revised indenture and a CBCA Plan of Arrangement and (ii) certain outstanding defaults were cured under Frontera’s senior secured credit facility with its Mexican commercial lender, Banco Azteca.

Frontera is a Canadian mining and exploration company whose principal activity is the production, through its Mexican subsidiaries, of copper cathode from the Piedras Verdes run-of-mine, heap leach, copper operations in Sonora, Mexico.