Portland has advised on multi-billion project financings for mining deals in a wide range of commodities across Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.

Landmark transactions include:

  • $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore project, Australia (see case study)
  • $7 billion Wa’ad Al Shamal phosphate mining and processing project, Saudi Arabia (see case study)
  • Copper mine restructuring in Mexico

Portland’s services include:

  • Structuring and negotiation of limited-recourse project financings for greenfield projects
  • Negotiation of project contracts working closely with technical and market consultants
  • Coordination of all lending activities (due diligence, closing and satisfaction of conditions precedent)
  • Restructurings
  • ECA/Agency/Government advisory
  • Financial modelling

Funding options, dependent on the project’s location, take in a wide variety of sources including commercial banks, multilateral lending agencies (World Bank, ADB, AfDB, EIB), bilateral lending agencies, export credit agencies and political risk insurers.

Contact for Mining:
Geoff Knox | +44 (0)20 7183 8387 | geoff.knox@portlandadvisers.com