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Sprott Asset Management Completes Acquisition of Central GoldTrust

Paul, Weiss client Sprott Asset Management LP, a Toronto-based alternative asset manager, announced the completion of its unsolicited takeover bid to acquire all of the outstanding units of Central GoldTrust in exchange for units of Sprott Physical Gold Trust on a net asset value to net asset value basis. The transaction was valued at over Cdn$1 billion.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Christopher Cummings, Adam Givertz and Ted Maynard and counsel Patricia Vaz de Almeida; and tax partner David Mayo.

January 18, 2016

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