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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)


Thomas Soltau, CEO, wallstreet:online capital AG

Thomas Soltau
CEO | wallstreet:online capital AG
Michaelkirchstraße 17/18, 10179 Berlin (D)

service@smartbroker.de

+49 30 27 57 76 464

Smartbroker - wallstreet:online capital AG CEO Thomas Soltau in an interview on the market launch


13. May 2020 | 08:22 CET

B2Gold, Newmont, Osino Resources - maximizing profits for shareholders

  • Gold

In uncertain times, cautious investors seek a safe haven for their money. In addition to real estate, gold in particular is a popular currency for people who have the need to be able to move their assets. But it does not have to be bars and coins. As an alternative to physical gold, shares of companies in the gold industry can offer an interesting investment opportunity. However, there are some important rules to follow in the commodities industry.

time to read: 2 minutes by Mario Hose


 

Exploration and production

The creation of value in the gold industry begins with exploration, which means the exploration of the land. Companies like Osino Resources explore for reserves in their areas and, if successful, then follow a recognizable trend to discover as much mineable gold as possible. Typically, successful explorers seek a takeover by a producer.

Companies that are focused on mining and selling can logically only sell their commodities once, and thus their reserves normally decrease as well. The large mining companies thus benefit in return from a takeover of an area or an entire explorer, because this way the reserves are replenished. So, explorers and producers work hand in hand.

Experiences create security

The CEO of Osino Resources is Heye Daun, an experienced company director who has made a company capable of being taken over in the past. As part of a transaction, B2Gold has paid around USD 180 million for a 1.9 million ounce gold resource. This transaction took place in 2012, when the gold market was already in a downturn. Heye Daun makes no secret that Osino Resources is also seeking an exit for investors through a sale. As a rule of thumb, selling prices of USD 100 million per million ounces of gold in the ground are expected.

Sufficiently financed

Osino Resources has already made discoveries in Namibia that have attracted the interest of investors. With a successful financing round in January 2020, the company has sufficient capital to carry out all the necessary work by March 2021, according to Heye Daun, so that resources of one to two million ounces could be proven. Osino Resources' current market capitalization is approximately CAD 70.88 million at CAD 0.85. This means that if the company is successful, there is still some upside potential for investors.

Currency advantage in Namibia

The advantage of Osino Resources and B2Gold, with their operating activities in Namibia, in the current market environment is, among other things, that the country's currency is the weak South African Rand (ZAR). Because all work there is invoiced in this currency, these companies have a competitive advantage over regions that, for example, have to pay their costs in USD. The large mining companies such as B2Gold and Newmont usually operate on several continents in order to avoid national or regional risks.

Gold stocks can provide protection

With increasing global uncertainties, the interest in gold will continue to grow. The refinancing needs of states for the costs of corona measures and the loss of tax revenues will most likely ensure that interest in gold will remain high. For gold producers, the current price level of the precious metal is very lucrative. The faster the coffers are filled, the looser the money will sit in takeovers. A circumstance that will play into the hands of the shareholders of Osino Resources.


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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  • Gold

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  • Gold

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Barrick Gold, Desert Gold, Roscan Gold - protection against shock after Corona

  • Gold

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