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.


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/


Rand Merchant Bank

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

Being present in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, with an extensive Group-wide deal footprint, our roots are firmly entrenched in African soil. We have access to a network of retail banks across Africa, branches in London and India and representative offices in China, Kenya and Angola.

Our Mining and Resource team structures mining deals in Africa and abroad – notably in the debt arranging and funding, advisory, junior mining and resource financing fields.

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 is broker and investment bank with a specialist focus on Mining.

We are the largest mining nomad and broker in the London market by number of clients with 35 ongoing mining-company retainers.

We also have the largest mining research team supported by specialist sales and corporate finance.

SP Angel is highly active bringing investors into mining companies on AIM, the ASX and TSX and the LSE Main Market.

Website: www.spangel.co.uk


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