Mattos Filho, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and Blake, Cassels & Graydon advised Ero Copper Corp. on the offering, while Veirano Advogados, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Cassels Brock & Blackwell advised Goldman Sachs & Co.
Ero Copper Corp. announced its offering of $400 million of Senior Notes due 2030. The aggregate principal amount, interest rate and other terms of the Notes will be determined at pricing and are dependent upon market conditions and other factors. The Notes will be offered and sold in the United States only to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to non-U.S. persons outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The Notes will be offered and sold in Canada on a private placement basis pursuant to certain prospectus exemptions. The Notes will be unconditionally guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Company’s 99.6%-owned Mineração Caraíba S.A. subsidiary.
Ero Copper Corp. intends to use the net proceeds from this offering, to repay the outstanding borrowings under our Senior Credit Facility of approximately $50 million, for capital expenditures at the Boa Esperança Property, and for general
Ero Copper Corp is a base metals mining company featuring a peer-leading organic production growth profile via its 99.6% interest in Mineração Caraíba S.A. (“MCSA”), a long-established Brazilian copper mining company with over 40 years of operating history in the Curaçá Valley.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Jefferies LLC acted as Joint Book-Running Managers for the offering.
The Mattos Filho team was led by Partner Adriano Drummond Trindade (Picture), supported by Associate Eugênia Maria Menezes Pedroso.
The Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison team was led by corporate partner Christopher J. Cummings, and counsel Stephen Centa; tax partner David Mayo; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and executive compensation counsel Jake Glazeski.
The Blake, Cassels & Graydon team was led by Partner Bob Wooder.
The Veirano Advogados team included Partner Pedro Garcia and Associates Antonio Albani and Maria Julia Pinto.
The Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom team included Associate Victoria Hines and Associate Thomas Daechsel.
The Cassels Brock & Blackwell team was led by Partner Chad Accursi.
Involved fees earner: Bob Wooder – Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Chad Accursi – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Eugênia Maria Menezes Pedroso – Mattos Filho; Adriano Drummond Trindade – Mattos Filho; Stephen Centa – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Christopher Cummings – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jake Glazeski – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Mayo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; William O’Brien – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Thomas Daechsel – Skadden; Victoria Hines – Skadden; Antonio Albani – Veirano Advogados; Pedro Garcia – Veirano Advogados; Maria Julia Pinto – Veirano Advogados;