• Our Experience

Our team has a proven track record in:

  1. Successful development, over 30 years, of resources projects and companies across a wide range of commodities and countries, advancing early stage projects through the development stages into high quality producing mines;
  2. Achievement of superior investment returns in the resources sector; and
  3. Building successful partnerships, joint ventures and linkages in Asia, emerging markets and new frontiers for resources, with investors, resources companies, commodity end users and government in those markets, who are the key drivers of global commodity markets and prices, and key buyers of resource assets.

Our specific experience includes:

Resources exploration
  • Target generation and the identification of prospects
  • Geological surveys and mapping
  • Drill testing and deposit evaluation
  • Interpretation, data analysis and resource modelling
Developing, operating and commercialising resources projects and companies
  • Mine and infrastructure development and construction
  • Mine operation and production
  • Acquisition due diligence - Technical, financial, commercial and legal
  • Local and foreign joint venture partner identification and assessment
  • Establishing and operating joint ventures
  • Negotiating and working with foreign governments
  • Managing local government and community relations
Capital raising and project finance
  • Assessing and arranging funding required for project and mine development to advance project to production or ramp up in production 
  • Identifying and coordinating investors and financiers for mining companies and projects including state owned and private owned enterprises
Global due diligence
  • Technical
  • Commercial
  • Financial and taxation
  • Environmental
  • Community relations
  • Governance
  • Management of investee company
Marketing and sale of minerals

 

Realisation and exits
  • Identifying potential acquirers of projects
  • Realising value of projects through trade sales, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and other means
Private equity investment management
  • Economics analysis and scenario mapping
  • Commodity price forecasting
  • Originating and screening fund investment opportunities
  • Valuation of investments and projects
  • Due diligence (technical, financial, commercial, legal, governance)
  • Deal structuring, mergers and acquisitions
  • Participation on boards and management committees of investee companies
  • Arranging and structuring equity and debt funding
  • Realisation of investments and divestment of businesses
  • Fund operation and administration
Asian and global markets
  • Advising, and assisting, Asian investors buying into resources companies and projects
  • Raising capital from Asian financiers, banks and investors
  • Coordinating the construction of infrastructure projects by Asian engineering and construction companies
  • Negotiating, structuring and executing joint ventures, investments, financing
  • Identification, assessment and securing of joint venture partners
  • Regulatory planning and compliance
  • Working and negotiating with foreign governments
  • Identifying purchasers of resources projects and executing the sale of projects to Asian buyers