INVESTMENT BATTLEFIELD COMPETITION

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Identifying the best emerging mining companies for investors and supporting the development of new projects is a critical part of Mining Indaba. The Investment Battlefield competition takes this one step further.

Over a one day session, 16 mining companies will pitch their projects to investors on stage, receiving live feedback from our expert investor judging panel, competing to win a number of prizes.

Confirmed Competitors

Andiamo Australian Vanadium Consolidated Nickel Mines Energizer Resources
Georesources Exploration IPC Coal Kore Potash Lerama Resources
Mustang Resources Premier African Minerals Bannerman


Confirmed Judges

Willem Middlekoop
Co-Founder
Commodity Discovery Fund

David Twist
Partner
African Minerals Exploration and Development

Hanre Rossouw
Portfolio Manager and Head of Resources - Frontier and Emerging Market
Investec Asset Management

Anthony Milewski
Vice President
Pala Investments

Georges Lequime
Investment Advisor
Earth Resources Investment Group

Johann Bester
Project Manager, IPPs
Thebe Investments

Joanne Warner
Head of Global Resources
Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Randy Smallwood
President and CEO
Silver Wheaton

Peter Major
Head of Mining
Cadiz Corporate Solutions

Jeremy Wrathall
Head - Global Natural Resources - London
Investec

Edward Otto
Vice President, Investments
Appian Capital

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Criteria for entry

Companies taking part in the Investment Battlefield must be an emerging mining company. Mining Indaba defines an emerging mining company as a relatively new business who is currently developing 1 or 2 projects. The criteria are as follows:

  • Market cap of below $50 Million or privately owned company with equivalent market value
  • Project(s) must be located on the African continent
  • They must be easily identifiable as an actual mining company, not a company just owning exploration licences

Prizes

There will be one overall winner of the battlefield and one runner up.

The Winner receives:

  • A free 3x1.5M exhibition stand at Mining Indaba 2018
  • A free 10 minute speaking slot in the Investment Discovery Forum at Mining Indaba 2018
  • Promotion in the post event report as the winner of the Investment Battlefield. This includes a full page write up as the hottest emerging mining investment opportunity in 2017.
  • Three free passes to attend Mining Indaba 2018
  • Access to our investor relations concierge service for their 2018 meeting schedule at Mining Indaba, confirming a number of investor meetings for your business
  • Free accommodation at Mining Indaba 2018 for one member of the team

The runner up receives:

  • Promotion in the post event report as the winner of the Investment Battlefield. This includes a full page write up as the second hottest emerging mining investment opportunity in 2017.
  • Access to our investor relations concierge service for their 2018 meeting schedule at Mining Indaba, confirming a number of investor meetings for your business
  • Two free passes to attend Mining Indaba 2018


How can you take part?

To express interest in participation, please fill out the form below, specifying the details of your project and company. The judges along with Mining Indaba will select the 16 best emerging mining companies to pitch at the event. Please note, there are no costs or fees involved in this selection process and confirmation as a pitching company will automatically provide you with one complimentary pass to attend the event for your presenter.