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Financial Post quotes John Turner in an article on the lack of financing in mining projects

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"Mining deals keep lawyers humming" by Paul Brent, Financial Post

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"John Turner, the leader of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP's global mining group, said that after a summer M&A slowdown the focus is once again on getting better through dealmaking. That could see the big guys playing more of a role than has been the case so far this year.‘You have seen, and I think you will see, more of the big companies doing more of these 'spinco' transactions because, by and large, they haven't been able to reach their price requirements on some of the assets they have been trying to sell,’ Mr. Turner said. ‘I suspect there are a few more of those spinco deals to come at the bigger company level.’"


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