Our sponsors and partners.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners. They help make the events possible – make sure you stop by and meet them at the event.


Platinum sponsor.

Nedbank CIB

Nedbank CIB delivers a full spectrum of banking solutions through innovative debt, transactional, global markets and other investment banking solutions. Our offering includes sector-focussed investment banking solutions encompassing mining and resources, energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, telecommunications, as well as vanilla and specialised funding. Specialist sector teams also manage the Group’s structuring, lending, underwriting, custodial and trading businesses. The scope of investment banking stretches from debt advisory and long-term project financing to equity trading and investments. The Nedbank / Ecobank banking alliance covers 39 countries on the African continent and is officially the largest banking footprint in Africa.

Website: www.nedbank.co.za/cib


ATS Group

Africa’s Remote Site and Facilities Management Experts
ATS is the largest and most established remote site and facility management provider in Africa. We exist to challenge boundaries and we operate on the frontiers of development – delivering tailor-made, holistic solutions for our clients that enable the creation of valuable infrastructure and development projects in the most remote locations in Africa.

Whatever the challenge, we have the know-how and can-do attitude to keep you going at peak performance

Website: www.atsgroup.net


Gowling WLG

From initial exploration to large production projects, Gowling WLG’s Global Mining Group has the in-depth industry experience and the international connections to help your mining projects succeed. With offices across Canada, the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East – as well as significant coverage in Africa and South America.
Our clients include multinational corporations, private and public companies, governments, international banks, state-owned enterprises, hedge funds, investment funds and other financial institutions, as well as high net-worth individuals with global investments.

Gowling WLG is an international law firm with more than 1,500 legal professionals in 19 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services. We see the world through our clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

Website: https://gowlingwlg.com/en/sectors/natural-resources/


Price Forbes & Partners

Price Forbes & Partners is an independent, specialist insurance broker based in the heart of London’s insurance sector, trading with all major international insurance markets.
Our specialist natural resources practice encompasses all aspects of mining risk from construction, security and political risks, to operational property and liability exposures. Our team has comprehensive technical and structuring skills and provides tailored solutions covering all phases of the mine cycle from financing and exploration to development and into production.
We offer the mining industry a uniquely holistic service providing protection, sound risk management and well-structured insurances which can be deal enablers, opening up valuable financing and operational options for your business.

Website: www.priceforbes.com



Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) is a leading African Corporate and Investment Bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups (by market capitalisation) in Africa – FirstRand Bank Limited. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investment solutions.

As the Corporate and Investment arm of FirstRand Bank Limited (which is wholly owned by FirstRand Limited), we have access to a network of retail banks in 25 African countries, including representative offices and branches in the UK, India and China.

For more information please visit: www.rmb.co.za


Societe Generale

With over 30 years of commitments to the Mining, Metals and Industrial sectors, Societe Generale has one of the strongest franchise in the Metals & Mining industry.

Our clients are mining producers, industrial manufacturers, private equity firms, sovereign funds, streamers and commodity trading firms.

Our sectors include base and precious metals, ferrous complex, battery minerals, fertilisers and selected industries that are essential to the energy transition.

We are one global  team of more than 40 dedicated professionals operating from 8 international hubs. 

We deliver solutions that are bespoke to clients and situations

·         We can make growth possible through acquisition or project financing.

·         We provide green and sustainability-linked solutions. 

·         We act as financial advisor for debt and private equity raising.

·         We back our opinions with senior debt arranging and underwriting commitments

 Website: https://wholesale.banking.societegenerale.com/en/


SP Angel

SP Angel raises funds for junior mining companies.

SP Angel has the largest number of junior mining and exploration company clients on the AIM market and in London.

Website: https://www.spangel.co.uk/sectors/mining/


Stratum International

A boutique executive search, consulting and advisory firm 100% focused on the global mining industry. Through our unique proactive model, we have interviewed more than 5,000 mining leaders over time (HQ + site-based leaders). We’ve completed more than 800 mining industry mandates and client briefings, in more than 50 countries and on all continents.
Our award-winning IP/process and delivery tool, TalentAssay™, assess candidate background & experience, competence AND behaviour (scientific assessment), based on bespoke criteria developed with our clients, with a proven 96% retention in Y1 and up to 93% in Y2.
Clients include predominantly junior and midcap miners and developers, and we also work extensively with PE firms/funds (including portfolio companies recruitment and investment due diligence).

Website: www.stratum-international.com 


Supporting partner.

Independent Investment Research.

With over 100 years’ experience Patersons Corporate Finance team is focused on providing equity and debt capital to Australian small cap, mid cap and emerging companies in conjunction with providing advice, research coverage and investor access domestically and internationally.

Patersons has ranked #1 by number of equity issues in Australia every year since 2003 by reference to Thomson Reuters League Tables.

Website: www.independentresearch.com.au