Indonesia is one of the world's leading producers of coal, copper, gold, silver, nickel, nickel laterites and internationally traded minerals.
Having operated in the mining sector for decades, our experienced team understands the complex commercial drivers impacting the industry from elevated geopolitical risk, access to resources and shareholder activism to the shift away from traditional resources towards minerals that feed into the battery supply chain and support a transition to a low carbon economy. This enables us to guide clients through all market conditions to develop innovative, forward-thinking legal solutions to support your business objectives.
Our leading resources practice encompasses advising clients on mineral concessions, acquisitions and disposals, joint venture agreements, privatisation, farm in and farm out arrangements, agreements for the supply of power, water, transport and logistics, commodity sale and distribution agreements, procurement state agreements, research and development, capital raisings, due diligence for acquisitions, financing and raisings, land title agreements and compliance. Additionally, we have provided advice and assistance on addressing a wide range of issues confronting mining operations such as industrial relations, environment, tax, land title and general commercial issues.
We have extensive experience in long term supply and offtake agreements including drafting and negotiating long-term sale and purchase agreements, agency sales agreements and associated shipping, transportation, scheduling and logistics arrangements for many of the largest mineral projects in the region.
A small selection of our recent work
- Glencore: advising on its minority investment into PT Cita Mineral Indonesia Tbk, an Indonesian listed company and Southeast Asia's only vertically integrated bauxite producer, with interests in one of the region's largest alumina refineries.
- advising the arrangers on a US$700m syndicated revolving facility for PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero). The funding is to be applied for acquisition of shares in certain mining companies (including a substantial stake in PT Vale Indonesia Tbk) and other general corporate purposes.
- advising the joint global coordinators and dealer managers on the US$2.5bn triple series Notes Offering and Concurrent Tender Offers by PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero).
- PT Pamapersada Nusantara: advising on its US$1.21bn acquisition of a 95% interest by its subsidiary, PT Danusa Tambang Nusantara, of the Martabe Gold and Silver Mine located in North Sumatra province in Indonesia.