Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Beacon Securities

Beacon Securities is an independent global investment bank serving emerging growth and mid-market clients. We provide idea-driven research, financing and advisory solutions through our team of integrated capital market experts, to help clients consistently meet their objectives.

 

Website: beaconsecurities.ca

Bergen Asset Management

Bergen Asset Management, LLC (“Bergen”) is a U.S.-based global institutional investor that makes direct investments in high growth public and private companies around the world. Bergen has a substantial track record of successful investments in exploration and mining companies at various stages of their development.

 

Website: www.bergenasset.com

Clarksons Securities

Clarksons Securities (CS) full-service investment bank specialized solely on Shipping, Metals & Minerals, Renewables and Offshore.


Our specialized focus has resulted in a world leading placing power within our sectors. As of now we have raised more than USD 40 bn for these sectors since 2010, and for the Metals & Minerals industry we have raised over USD 4 bn during last five years.


CS is well-positioned towards the energy transition with our strong focus on batteries and electrification. We have more than 8 years of banking experience with battery minerals and have raised more than USD 2 bn raised in relation to battery and electrification. Our top ranked research analyst provides coverage on copper, lithium and iron ore.


CS is a fully licensed investment bank in the EEA and US/Canada, with offices in London, Oslo, New York and Calgary. CS is part of the worldwide Clarksons group, listed on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of GBP 1.1b and included on the FTSE 250 index. The Clarksons group has 54 offices in 23 countries with 135 full-time researchers in London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Oslo and Houston.  

 

Website: www.clarksons.com/financial/investment-banking

Gowling WLG

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 at home and abroad. 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.

 

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 – we collaborate across countries and service areas to bring you practical, effective solutions.

 

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.

 

Website: gowlingwlg.com/en/sectors/mining/global/

Haywood Securities

Founded in 1981, Haywood Securities is a private, 100 percent employee-owned, full- service investment dealer with approximately 350 employees and offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary, Canada. The firm services both institutional and retail customers with $12 billion in assets under administration. Haywood Securities (USA) Inc., is a wholly-owned US registered subsidiary operated fully from Canada.

 

Website: www.haywood.com

Inventa Capital

Inventa was founded in 2017 by Craig Parry and Michael Konnert to seize emerging opportunities in the natural resource sector. Today, Inventa has grown into a premier investment group with a first-rate portfolio of companies and a world-class team focused on providing the elements that the world needs.

 

Website: www.inventacapital.ca

Marsh

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With over 45,000 colleagues operating in 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue nearly $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman.

 

Website: www.marsh.com

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

Strand Hanson

Strand Hanson is one of London’s foremost, long standing independent advisory boutiques, and is a leading Nominated Adviser to companies in both developed and emerging markets.

 

Headquartered in London and with an office in Cape Town, South Africa, Strand Hanson’s operations are supported by a global network of advisers and consultants in Africa, South East Asia, South America and the Middle East, providing our clients with local contacts who both understand their regional markets and have global capital market expertise.

 

Website: www.strandhanson.co.uk

WCPD Inc.

WCPD Inc (Wealth, Creation, Preservation & Donation) is a leading exempt market dealer offering financing for Canadian resource and mineral exploration.

We are dedicated to arranging the subscription, donation and sale of flow-through share private placements through our network of investors interested in Canadian mining companies.

Since 2006, our flow-through share financings have resulted in nearly 600 private placements with over 150 issuers. Our firm has generated over $1 billion in flow-through financing for junior mining companies in Canada.

WCPD has performed more flow-through transactions with an immediate liquidity provider (Back-End investors) than any firm in Canada. In addition to tax reduction services, our work has led to charitable donations north of $300 million by Front-End clients all across Canada.

Website:
www.wcpd.com

Silver Sponsor

BHP Xplor

BHP Xplor is dedicated to accelerating innovative, early-stage mineral exploration start-ups to find the critical resources necessary to drive the energy transition. 

Website:
www.bhp.com/xplor

Perenti

Perenti is a diversified global mining services group with interests in contract mining, mining support services and future technology solutions. The Group was founded in Kalgoorlie in 1987 and is today one of the world’s largest mining service companies providing surface and underground mining at scale. Our portfolio consists of sustainable, inter-related and value-adding mining services and technology focused businesses. Headquartered in Perth, Australia, and operating across four continents, our focus is to create enduring value and certainty for our investors, clients, employees and the communities in which we operate.

 

Website: perentigroup.com

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 60 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 people due diligence).

 

Website: stratum-international.com

TM Partners

TM Partners is recognised as a key partner for executive hiring for mining houses, private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

Through behavioural and technical assessment, we identify professionals for career-defining opportunities by analysing their attributes and potential through a situational lens.

With significant experience across the global mining industry, our team brings deep expertise in executive search, market intelligence and human capital advisory.

Website: tmpartnersgroup.com

VRIFY

VRIFY’s interactive 3D and 360° presentations equip mining companies and investors with powerful visual context, supported by tools that streamline two-way communication and meetings. By offering a faster and more accurate way to discover and assess any mining company’s investment potential, the VRIFY platform is building a more transparent mining investment ecosystem. 

 

Join the growing community and start discovering today at www.vrify.com.

 

Website: www.vrify.com

Drinks Sponsors

Geodrill

Geodrill is a mineral driller with operations focused on West Africa and South America. With the largest fleet of modern multi-purpose rigs, Geodrill provides a broad selection of diverse drilling services, including exploration, delineation, underground and grade control drilling, to meet the specific needs of its clients. With its multi-year contracts, a strong balance sheet, and organic growth opportunities, Geodrill is well-positioned for for 2022. GEO:TSX

 

Website: www.geodrill-gh.com

Marsh

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With over 45,000 colleagues operating in 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue nearly $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman.

 

Website: www.marsh.com