Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold merge

July 2, 2015

Client: AuRico Gold Inc.

On July 2, 2015, AuRico Gold Inc. (a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in North America) and Alamos Gold Inc. (an established Canadian-based gold producer that owns and operates the Mulatos Mine in Mexico and has assets in other jurisdictions) closed its merger to create a new TSX and NYSE listed intermediate gold producer in a transaction valued at approximately US$1.5bn. Under the terms of the merger, former Alamos and AuRico shareholders will each own approximately 50% of the newly created merged entity, to be called Alamos Gold Inc.

Norton Rose Fulbright acted as debt finance counsel for AuRico Gold Inc. The team included Andrew Grossman, Pete Wiazowski and Matthew Lippa.