Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Represents Trisonic International Limited in Proposed Privatization of China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company Limited

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP represents Trisonic International Limited in its proposed privatization of China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company Limited (893:Hong Kong), which was publicly announced on December 21, 2012.  The proposed privatization values China Vanadium's market capitalization at approximately $513 million and will be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement.  Kirkland is advising Trisonic on all aspects of this transaction, including the bank financing in connection with the proposed privatization.

The overall team and the corporate aspects of the transaction are led by corporate partners Nicholas Norris and Jamii Quoc, with assistance from associate Anthony Chan. Debt finance partners Douglas Murning and Ashley Young lead the debt financing, with assistance from associates Shawn Tai, Louise Coffey and Aly Kassam.