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Transaction/Case Details

Noranda and Falconbridge merge

DATE CLOSED

June 30, 2005

BUSINESS SECTOR

Mining & Metals

LEAD OFFICE

Toronto

VALUE

2.5 Billion USD


OVERVIEW

On March 9, 2005, Noranda Inc. announced an all-encompassing plan to combine Noranda and Falconbridge Limited to create one of North America’s largest base-metals companies. The transaction was proposed to help resolve the dual public ownership structure of Noranda and Falconbridge, and brought Noranda’s strategic alternatives review process to a close.

McCarthy Tétrault advised Noranda with a team that was led by Garth Girvan.

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