On May 21, 2015, Commonwealth Silver and Gold Mining Inc. was acquired by Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. pursuant to a plan of arrangement for total consideration of $11.25 million. Commonwealth Silver and Gold is a private Canadian mineral exploration and development company focused on acquiring gold and silver properties in politically stable, mining friendly jurisdictions and advancing its flagship Commonwealth Project in Arizona towards production.

Peterson & Co. acted for Commonwealth Silver and Gold with a team that included Dennis Peterson.