Cassels Brock Reps Goldcorp In $3.4B Andean Deal

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 11:53 AM EDT) -- Canada's Goldcorp Inc. has reached a deal to acquire Andean Resource Ltd. in a transaction valued at approximately CA$3.6 billion ($3.45 billion), outbidding Canada's Eldorado Gold Corp. for the precious-metals company.

Under the terms of the deal announced late Thursday, each common share of Andean will be exchanged for either 0.14 common shares of Goldcorp or a cash payment of CA$6.50. Shareholders will be able to choose whether they would like cash or shares, or a combination, subject to a maximum cash consideration of CA$1 billion....
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