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t: 604 691 6112
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Suite 2200, HSBC Building
885 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC  V6C 3E8

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Year of Call

British Columbia, 1988


LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1987

B.A., University of British Columbia, 1982

H. Jane Murdoch

Jane Murdoch* advises clients primarily in the area of securities law, working on public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions, and advising on continuous disclosure and other regulatory requirements applicable to public companies. Jane’s clients are predominantly in the mining industry and she works extensively with mining companies that are dual-listed on the TSX or TSX Venture Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange.

Jane has also advised a number of non-profit organizations, charities and membership associations on corporate governance issues, duties of directors, rules of procedure and constitution and bylaw matters.

Significant transactions in which Jane has been involved include:

Adamus Resources Limited

  • A$30.5 million rights issue and concurrent private placement (March/April 2010)
  • A$15.4 million rights issue and concurrent private placement (September 2010)

Anvil Mining Limited

  • C$149.5 million public offering (March 2006)
  • C$200 million public offering (June 2007)
  • Advised Anvil in responding to the mining contracts review initiated by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (February 2008)
  • C$34.5 million public offering (April/May 2009)
  • US$100 million private placement and US$100 million loan facility with Trafigura Beheer B.V. (December 2009)
  • C$1.3 billion friendly acquisition by Minmetals Resources Limited (February 2012)

Chinese Multinational Shipping Company

  • Advised on Canadian matters related to the listing of a Chinese multinational shipping company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2006-2007)

Denison Mines Corp.

  • Purchase of a 13.9% interest in International Enexco Ltd. by the acquisition of $1.8 million of units, comprised of one share and one-half of one share purchase warrant, of International Enexco Ltd.
  • $10 million acquisition of JNR Resources Inc. by way of plan of arrangement (January 2013)
  • Agreement to acquire $70 million portfolio of uranium exploration projects from Fission Energy Corp. and spin out of certain other assets to a new company, by way of plan of arrangement (January 2013)

Fusion Resources Limited

  • AUD$18 million private placement (June 2007)
  • TSX listing (May 2008)

Lachlan Star Limited

  • TSX listing (October 2011)
  • A$15 million initial public offering in Canada (November 2011)
  • C$17.6 million private placement of special warrants convertible into ordinary shares of Lachlan Star upon filing of a prospectus and subsequent prospectus filing (March/April 2012)
  • $10 million secured debt facility (February 2013)
  • $4.16 million non-brokered private placement (April/May 2013)

Minera Andes Inc.

  • C$40 million private placement (February 2009)

Mirabela Nickel Limited

  • C$183 million initial public offering in Canada & TSX listing (May 2007)

Moto Goldmines Limited

  • C$18.9 million private placement (August 2005)
  • C$42.1 million public offering (March 2006)
  • C$7.6 million private placement (January 2008)
  • C$34.8 million value acquisition of a 10% interest in the Moto Gold Project from Orgaman sprl (January 2008)
  • C$47.8 million short form prospectus offering (April 2008)
  • C$57.5 million bought deal short form prospectus offering (May 2009)
  • Advised Moto on takeover of Moto by plan of arrangement between Moto and Red Back Mining Inc., subsequent competing offer from Randgold Resources Limited, termination of agreement with Red Back and completion of plan of arrangement with Randgold (May – October 2009)

Paladin Energy Ltd

  • C$31.2 million private placement (April 2005)
  • TSX listing (April 2005)
  • AUD$77 million private placement (October 2005)
  • US$250 million private placement of convertible notes (December 2006)
  • US$325 million private placement of convertible notes (February 2008)
  • A$429 million over-night marketed private placement (September 2009)
  • US$300 million private placement of convertible bonds (October 2010)
  • C$261 million acquisition of Aurora Energy Resources Inc. (February 2011)
  • A$68.2 million private placement (October 2011)
  • US$274 million private placement of convertible bonds (May 2012)
  • Global tender offer for repurchase of up to US$200 million of its US$325 million 5% convertible bonds due March 2013 (July 2012)
  • $200 million pre-payment of its long term off-take agreement
  • A$88 million private placement (August 2013)

Perseus Mining Limited

  • AUD$34 million subscription receipt private placement (November 2009)

Sarama Resources Ltd.

  • C$8 million private placement (December 2010)
  • C$16.7 million initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (October 2011)
  • C$12 million bought deal financing (October 2012)

Tiger Resources Limited

  • A$18 million private placement (May 2007)
  • TSX listing (July 2008)
  • A$10 million private placement and concurrent rights offering (June 2009)
  • A$21.85 million private placement (June/July 2010)
  • A$8.9 million share purchase plan offered to existing shareholders (June 2010)

Troy Resources Limited

  • C$22 million purchase of the Casposo property from Intrepid Mines Limited (May 2009)

*denotes Law Corporation

  • Martindale-Hubbell, BV Peer Review rated
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (Member)
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  • Ronald McDonald House (Vancouver), Past Director and Secretary