Project Finance and M&A

  • Royal Gold (Chile): Celta collaborates with Royal Gold in acquiring royalty rights and providing royalty financing and gold streaming to mining companies in South America. To date, Royal Gold has acquired royalties in Chile for more than US$450 million of which the Pascua Lama gold-silver project stands out.
  • Codelco (Chile): Celta advised Codelco-Chile on the viability of the Mejillones smelter project.
  • Phelps Dodge (Chile and Brazil): As part of an agreement to seek business opportunities in Latin America, Celta advised PD on acquisition targets in South America.
  • Shell-Chile: In collaboration with Cesco (Chile’s Center for Copper Studies), Celta carried out an in-depth analysis of the copper industry in Latin America.
  • Outokumpu (Chile): Outokumpu retained Celta for periodic updates on financial and regulatory issues facing the Chilean mining industry.
  • Enami (Chile): Celta advised Enami on the restructuring of credit policies that benefit small- and medium-sized mining companies in Chile.
  • La Candelaria (Chile): In collaboration with S.G. Warburg and Asset Chile, Celta advised Phelps Dodge on the US$560 million La Candelaria copper-gold project. The team broke new ground by making local financing available for projects of this magnitude for the first time.