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Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

Jared Scharf
CEO | Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
4770 72nd St,, V4K 3N3 Delta (CAN)

jared.scharf@desertgold.ca

Desert Gold Ventures CEO Jared Scharf on West Africa and its potential


Stephan Dorfmeister, Finance Department, Deep Nature Project GmbH

Stephan Dorfmeister
Finance Department | Deep Nature Project GmbH
Untere Hauptstraße 168, 7122 Gols (AT)

office@deep-nature.at

+43 681 10139055

Like Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth, Deep Nature Project GmbH focuses on value chain


Alison Coutts, Executive Chairman, Memphasys Ltd.

Alison Coutts
Executive Chairman | Memphasys Ltd.
30 Richmond Road, 2140 Homebush West (AUS)

alison.coutts@memphasys.com

+61 2 8415 7300

Memphasys Executive Chairman Alison Coutts on in vitro fertilisation (IVF)


28. May 2020 | 17:28 CET

Agnico Eagle, Osino Resources, Scottie Resources - Preparing for the end of the euro

  • Gold

The Corona Pandemic has changed a lot and brought things to light that were previously unimaginable. In connection with the curfews, most people only spent money on the most necessary purchases. As a result of this restriction, large parts of the economy came to a standstill. To bridge the problems, governments and central banks stepped in to alleviate the effects and consequences for citizens. The package of measures to stimulate the economy around the world is now estimated to be four times greater than was needed during the financial crisis in 2008 - a process with consequences. Following the financial crisis, the price of gold rose from less than USD 800.00 to over USD 1,900.00 per troy ounce. A preview of what is now to follow.

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Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
"[...] Our SMSZ project is the largest contiguous land package of any exploration company in the region at 400km2 and overlays a 38km portion of the prolific Senegal Mali Shear Zone. [...]" Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

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Gold company stocks

The ownership of physical gold in the form of bars and coins gives a feeling of security. It's something you can touch and store at home. But who really wants to store their assets without interest or dividends, but with a security risk in their own private home? An alternative would be shares in companies from the gold industry. The shares of these companies are usually managed like all other shares as special assets through a bank or broker. If one of these managers or institutions should experience difficulties, the shares can simply be transferred.

Producers with dividends

Stocks of gold companies that pay dividends from current production and have gold reserves are again popular with investors. Confidence in paper currencies is declining simultaneously with the increasing volume. Purchasing power is falling and inflation is rising. The European Union with its economic disparities is facing a test of strength. Whether the euro of today will continue to exist in this constellation can now be seriously doubted. When it will tear the euro apart is an open question. It is not desirable, but when it comes, people and their wealth should be prepared for it.

Diversification around the globe

Ideally, a portfolio should include several shares of gold companies. Diversification should therefore not end with a company from the precious metals industry, because different areas of value creation and regions around the globe have different risk/reward ratios. Well-known gold producers include Agnico Eagle Mines, B2Gold, Barrick Gold, Kinross and Yamana. These companies are already worth several billion USD and the share price usually correlates with the gold price, as the profit margin depends on the sales proceeds.

Exploration has upside potential

Besides gold production, there is also the area of development and exploration. The exploration sector has a high risk/reward ratio. This is where a possible success story begins or ends. Companies that are positioned in this area and have already made discoveries include Desert Gold Ventures, Osino Resources, Scottie Resources and Triumph Gold. Investors in these companies are looking for a takeover by a producer. This usually requires larger quantities of mineable gold deposits.

Selection of Explorers

Desert Gold Ventures has projects in Mali, in the West of Africa. With a share price of CAD 0.15 the company is valued at CAD 16 million. Osino Resources is developing into a takeover candidate with its discoveries in Namibia. With a share price of 0.98 CAD, the market value is 84 million CAD.

Scottie Resources focuses on its areas in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia - in the western part of Canada. Scottie Resources' market value is currently CAD 22 million at a price of CAD 0.215 per share. Further north in the Canadian Yukon, Triumph Gold is exploring the company's own projects in order to further expand the discoveries made to date. The market value of Triumph Gold is currently CAD 26 million at a share price of CAD 0.24.

What matters

Crucial to the success of exploration companies is the quality of management and their ability to raise the necessary capital. In addition, the projects are crucial for success. It can be advantageous if the exploration companies are located with their projects close to companies that are already producing. These producers may have to replace depleted reserves with new acquisitions, in which case a takeover of a promising explorer in the region may be an option.


Conflict of interest & risk note

In accordance with §34b WpHG we would like to point out that Apaton Finance GmbH as well as partners, authors or employees of Apaton Finance GmbH may hold shares in the aforementioned companies and that there may therefore be a conflict of interest. Further details can be found in our Conflict of Interest & Risk Disclosure.


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06. July 2020 | 08:48 CET

Desert Gold, Steinhoff, Wirecard - what investors need to know now

  • Gold

Central banks have been printing more money than ever before since the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic. Those who want to escape from money are buying shares or purchasing physical assets such as real estate or precious metals. Gold is the oldest and most secure currency in the world. The value of bars and coins has been rising since the second quarter of 2019 and is increasingly gaining momentum. In the case of Wirecard, the extra time has begun and the fair value will move towards zero after the insolvency filing. What is now going on at Steinhoff? An exciting week has begun.

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24. June 2020 | 12:10 CET

Barrick, Franco-Nevada, Yamana - Gold price at record high and now the second row is getting interesting

  • Gold

In the morning the price of gold rose to over USD 1,770.00, its highest level since 2012, and continues to gain momentum; there is no end in sight. The big gold companies can already profit from the price increase since May 2019. Their margins have risen significantly and profits are developing in line with this. The share prices of the largest companies reflect what shareholders are already benefiting from: the flight of money into gold is in full swing. Gold is virtually the only independent currency in the world. There are now many opportunities to profit from it.

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16. June 2020 | 11:34 CET

Barrick, Desert Gold, Endeavour Mining - Who benefits from the gold shortage?

  • Gold

The production of gold is expected to reach its historic peak this year and from then on it will go down more or less dramatically. While the production of the largest producers was still below 80 million ounces in 2009, since then it has risen almost linearly to the volume of over 117 million ounces forecast for 2020. In 2029, not even 55% of this quantity is expected to be reached - with consequences for the gold price.

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