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Transaction/Case Details

Falconbridge completes C$24.1 billion sale to Xstrata

DATE CLOSED

August 16, 2006

BUSINESS SECTOR

Mining & Metals

LEAD OFFICE

Toronto

VALUE

24.1 Billion CAD


OVERVIEW

On August 16, 2006, Xstrata successfully acquired Falconbridge for C$24.1 billion . At the time, this was the largest global mining takeover to date, and one of the largest takeover bids in Canadian history.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP represented Falconbridge by a team led by Garth Girvan, and including Ian Arellano, Joan Beck, Frank DeLuca, Jonathan Grant, Gabrielle Richards, and Harry Underwood.

Further information is found on McCarthy's website.

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