White & Case advises Critical Metals Corp. on its business combination with Sizzle Acquisition Corp.

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Critical Metals Corp., an exploration stage mining and development company, on its business combination with Sizzle Acquisition Corp. The transaction will result in Critical Metals becoming a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol "CRML."

Critical Metals is an exploration stage mining and development company that aims to become Europe's next producer of lithium for the green energy transition. Their efforts are focused on the development of their wholly owned Wolfsberg Lithium Project located in Carinthia, Austria, which is approximately 270 kilometers south of Vienna. In connection with the business combination, Critical Metals expects to hold additional Austrian projects.

The cross-disciplinary and cross-jurisdictional White & Case team was led by Capital Markets partner Jason Rocha (Houston), M&A partner James Hu and US Public Company Advisory partner Maia Gez (both in New York).

The team also included M&A associates Alexander Liebers and Bridget Costello (both in New York) and Yves Bramwell (Houston); Capital Markets associates Bryson Manning and Steven Amrein (both in Houston); White Collar partner Maria Beguiristain and associate Arianna Skipper (both in Miami); Employment, Compensation & Benefits partner Henrik Patel, and associates Peter Shelburne (both in New York) and Sadi Moradi (Houston); Technology Transactions partner Linda Sim (Los Angeles), and associates Samuel Morris and Stanley Yu (both in Silicon Valley); Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity partner F. Paul Pittman (Washington, DC) and associate Katherine Madriz (Boston); Real Estate partner Steven M. Lutt (New York); Antitrust partners Rebecca Farrington (Washington, DC), Tilman Kuhn and Thilo-Maximilian Wienke (both in Düsseldorf), and associate Gabriela Baca (Washington, DC); Tax partner David Dreier and associate Adriana Zhan (both in New York); International Trade partner Cristina Brayton-Lewis (Washington, DC); and US Public Company Advisory counsel Melinda Anderson (New York).

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