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Gold HoganLovellsHogan Lovells is an international legal practice with over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices around the world, providing high quality advice to corporations, financial institutions and governmentail entities across a broad spectrum of business and legal issues.

Hogan Lovells was the first global law firm to establish a permanent presence in Mongolia. In August 2011, the Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Authority and the Legal Enterprise Registration Office of Mongolia issued their approvals for the establishment of Hogan Lovells (Ulaanbaatar) LLC, with a scope of business inclusive of legal services.  Our associated law firm, GTs Advocates LLC is a local law firm in Ulaanbaatar whose team of lawyers is qualified to provide formal legal opinions under the laws of Mongolia.  The relationship between Hogan Lovells and GTs enables the two firms to cover all aspects of Mongolian legal advice, including the preparation of formal legal opinions and representation of clients before Mongolian courts, as well as all international legal issues that may arise from doing business in Mongolia.
MMCMongolian Mining Corporation (MMC; SEHK Stock Code: 975) is a high-quality coking coal producer and exporter in Mongolia. The Company owns and operates two open-pit coking coal mines - Ukhaa Khudag and Baruun Naran, both located in South Gobi, Mongolia. MMC’s operations have grown rapidly from a green-field project in 2009 to a world-standard mining complex to date. With its premium quality coal products, international standard project development and effective management practices, the Company has already secured its leading position in the domestic coal mining industry.

In 2010, after only one year of fast-paced operations, the Company was successfully listed on the main board of Hong Kong stock exchange, making it the first Mongolian company to offer its shares internationally. Integrated coal mining operations combined with leading edge technologies enable the Company to enhance competitiveness of Mongolian brand name coking coal products at the international market.

prophecy websizeProphecy Coal Corp. (TSX: PCY, OTC-QX: PRPCF, Frankfurt: 1P2) is an internationally diversified thermal coal production company that controls two large and distinct coal deposits in Mongolia. In November 2011, the Mongolian government issued Prophecy an official permit to construct a 600MW power plant at the site of its Chandgana deposit and the Company continues to advance the project through its wholly-owned Mongolian subsidiary, Prophecy Power. A Cooperation Covenant with the Mongolian Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy was signed in May 2012 and a power purchase agreement (PPA) is now being negotiated.  Prophecy has also been in ongoing discussions with Engineering, Procurement and Construction management firms and anticipates awarding a construction contract in 2012.The Company's second project, the Ulaan Ovoo mine, was commissioned for production in November 2010 and became the largest independent supplier of coal to Mongolian power plants.

shearmanShearman & Sterling, founded in 1873, is one of the world’s leading international law firms and is known for its expertise in virtually every area of law relating to commercial and financial activity, from advice on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions , project development and finance transactions through to representation in international arbitration and litigation.

The firm has approximately 900 lawyers working in 20 major financial and commercial centers around the world, with over 100 lawyers based in Asia. The firm’s lawyers practise US, English, French, German, Hong Kong and Italian law and are fluent in more than 50 languages.

We are named The American Lawyer “A-List” for seven years, representing “the cream of the crop among the nation’s elite law firms” – only 20 are selected. In addition, we are consistently top-tier ranked by leading independent directories, including Chambers , IFLR1000, Legal 500, PLC Which lawyer, AmLaw 100 and Euromoney and Juve.


 

Gold Sponsors


PwCPwC in Mongolia: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the most established professional services firm in Mongolia, operating now for more than 2 years and providing a wide range of tax, advisory and assurance services. We are unique in bringing a fully staffed team of experienced international professionals resident in the country, combined with Mongolians who are all undertaking international professional exams. We are committed to training and developing our people to establish a cadre of professionally qualified and internationally experienced accountants and auditors in Mongolia, and to contribute to the wider economic development of the country. With a specialist tax, capital markets and advisory team PwC Mongolia is able to bring local insight on each of the areas that we work in, alongside international expertise. Over the course of the 2 years PwC has developed a portfolio of clients including most of the largest organizations across the mining, banking, infrastructure, financial services, telecoms, transport and many other sectors. We work both with the private sector and also the Mongolian government.

IpreoIpreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. From new issuance through ongoing investor management, our unique solutions drive connectivity and efficiency throughout all stages of the capital-raising process. Ipreo is a KKR portfolio company with more than 650 employees in Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, London and New York supporting clients all around the world.



 

Sponsors

adamasminingAdamas Mining LLC is Mongolian national mineral exploration and mining company which has been sustainably steering its operations since 2001. The shareholders of Adamas Mining LLC genuinely value their principle, which is implement projects from carrying out detail exploration across its mineral prospects to commerce production to produce final product.

Upon completing prospecting and detail exploration work in our brown& cocking coal, rare metal, base metal, ferrous metal, uranium, rare earth element and precious metal projects. Adamas Mining LLC achieved to have the reserve and resource of 5 deposits such as silver-base metal, rare metal and brown coal located in the western part of Mongolia listed in the state mineral reserves. In addition, exploration work has been completed at 2 brown coal deposits.

Our success and accomplishment stem from Mongolian top geologist and engineers, and prospecting and exploration work are carried out in consistent with world class standard via cutting edge technology. We have been placing utmost emphasis on constantly developing skills and knowledge of our employees to the standard that of the international level.

American AppraisalAmerican Appraisal China Limited ("AAC") is an international valuation and consulting firm. It is part of the world's largest independent valuation firm, American Appraisal Associates Inc. (the "Group"), which has been offering multi-disciplined valuation services to clients with impartiality since 1896. The Group operates on a global basis from more than 54 offices in 24 countries.

Established in 1975, AAC operates as the Group's key operation in the Asia Pacific region. It provideslocal and international clients with a full spectrum of independent valuation and consulting services in areas including real property, machinery & equipment, industrial facilities, business enterprises, technology and other intangible assets. AAC's clients represent a wide cross-section of industries and institutions, from Fortune 1000 companies to emerging companies.

AAC's reports are used for a variety of purposes including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, IPOs, public announcements, sales and purchases, syndications, liquidations, accounting and tax purposes, etc.

JP MorganJ.P Morgan Depositary Services, Since creating the first Depositary Receipt in 1927, J.P Morgan has continued to maintain a leadership position in DR markets globally, helping issuers grow their ADR, GDR or HDR programs through our extensive industry expertise, deep local market knowledge and market-leading advisory services. Our programs attract the highest average investment value per DR program amongst all depositaries, at $1bn or over one-third of all DR institutional investment (almost twice that of our nearest competitor) .

We service large, complex and high quality DR clients who view J.P Morgan as a trusted advisor offering objective advice coupled with ethical and transparent business practices. We offer highly skilled teams to add value across the full range of operational, Investor Relations and corporate action advisory services. We are committed to partnering with clients in designing and implementing customized DR solutions to achieve their strategic goals. For more information about J.P Morgan Depositary Receipt Services, visit www.adr.com

khanbankKhan Bank is a leading bank in Mongolia providing corporate, small business and retail customers with full range of commercial banking services. With more than 4,000 staff, the bank has the largest branch network in Mongolia with over 500 offices and the largest ATM network of 250 machines throughout the country. With its strong customer base, 70% of daily transactions in Mongolia’s banking system are estimated to go through Khan Bank.

The bank’s Corporate Banking Division delivers full range of corporate banking services to large corporate customers and Mining Banking Division is dedicated to support foreign and local mining companies.

Khan Bank continued its strong performance in 2011. Profit after Tax increased 91% to MNT 58.4 billion from MNT 30.5 billion in 2010. ROA was 3.11% and ROE was 39.26%. Loans increased by MNT 602.4 billion, 76.1% increase from the last year. Deposits grew by MNT 571.7 billion, 41.5% increase. At the end of 2011, total assets and equity were MNT 2,236 billion and MNT 247 billion respectively.

MoodysMoody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets. The firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering more than 110 sovereign nations, 11,000 corporate issuers, 22,000 public finance issuers, and 94,000 structured finance obligations.

Moody's Investors Service is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,500 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.