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Latham & Watkins Advises GoGreen Investments in Business Combination With Lifezone Metals

December 13, 2022
A multidisciplinary deal team represents the SPAC taking public the first nickel resource and green technology company to be listed on the NYSE.

Lifezone Metals, a developer of clean battery metals, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with GoGreen Investments (NYSE:GOGN), a publicly listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The transaction will create the first nickel resource and green technology company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Upon completion of the proposed transaction, the combined company will operate under the “Lifezone Metals” name and be listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “LZM.”

Latham & Watkins LLP represents GoGreen Investments in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Houston partners Ryan Maierson and Nick Dhesi, with associates Dan Harrist, John Daywalt, Jordan Mack, Wole Oluborode, and Zek Zhang. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partner Nick DeNovio, London partner Helen Lethaby, and Houston partner Jared Grimley, with associates Mike Rowe, Richard Liu, and Eni Kassim; on environmental matters by Los Angeles/Washington, D.C. counsel Joshua Marnitz, with associate Jim Lambert; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum and Houston counsel Krisa Benskin, with associate Dane Rebkowec; on FCPA/sanctions/anti-bribery matters by Washington, D.C. partner Joseph Bargnesi, with associates Elizabeth Annis and Chris Caulder; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Jeffrey Tochner, with associate Sebastian Moss; and on data privacy matters by London partner Gail Crawford, with associates Alice Brunning and Edgar Lee.