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Nick Mather, CEO, SolGold PLC

Nick Mather
CEO | SolGold PLC
1 King Street, EC2V 8AU London (GB)

emichael@solgold.com.au

+44 20 3823 2125

SolGold CEO Nick Mather on building a major gold and copper mining company


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


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.

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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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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.


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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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12. August 2020 | 08:27 CET

Barrick Gold, Scottie Resources, Triumph Gold - Entry chance after rally

  • Gold

Who would have thought that a report on a Covid-19 vaccine from Russia would bring a breather to the gold rally? Within 24 hours, the price of the precious metal slipped through the USD 2,000.00 and USD 1,900.00 markers, recording a loss in value of around USD 150.00 per troy ounce. Currently the price is trading at USD 1,880.00 and the correction is the largest since March 2020, when the panic about the spread of the Corona virus was at its highest. Gold's rise has already begun in May 2019 at below USD 1,300.00 and the current trend may offer an excellent entry opportunity.

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11. August 2020 | 09:46 CET

B2Gold, Desert Gold, Osino Resources - Gold is becoming scarce

  • Gold

The price of a troy ounce of gold has been quoted at over USD 2,000.00 for some time now and has thus reached historic territory. Given that fears of a decline in the value of fiat money are encouraging people to flee to the world's oldest currency, this situation is expected to continue as long as central banks and politicians implement measures to mitigate the consequences of the Corona Pandemic. The measures taken in 2020 are likely to be ten times higher than the activities related to the financial crisis in 2008/09. The value driver for gold is the fact that it cannot be produced artificially and, in addition, by 2029, annual production volumes are estimated to have fallen by 45%, which could have an additional panic effect.

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05. August 2020 | 07:06 CET

Barrick Gold, Osino Resources, Triumph Gold - who will double next?

  • Gold

August 4th, 2020 will probably go down in history books, the day when the gold price first climbed above the USD 2,000.00 mark. But perhaps it will also lose significance, because the USD 2,500.00 and USD 3,000.00 mark may soon fall. Why? Quite simply because, as the money supply increases, more and more people are fleeing into the oldest currency in the world: gold. The advantage of physical gold over certificates and other printable products is its uniqueness. While central banks around the world print money to maintain social peace during the Corona restrictions, the price marks for physical gold will fall like dominoes.

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