How should mining companies pitch a private equity fund?
Caroline Donally is a Managing Director at Denham Capital, a global private equity firm with more than $9bn under management. She has over 20 years of experience in the Mining sector, originating, analyzing, structuring and executing investments across the globe, in a variety of commodities. Since joining Denham's Mining team in 2011, she's been responsible for new equity and debt investments and managing ongoing investments in various stages of their lifecycles across North and South America and Africa, including copper, zinc, silver, lead, niobium, tin and rare earth elements. She was responsible for originating, monitoring and exiting the investment in JDS Silver that was successfully sold to Coeur Mining in 2017. She sits on the Board of Directors of Santiago Metals, Tremont Holdings, (Board and Audit Committee), Stellar Mining and Mining Ventures Brasil. Prior to Denham, Caroline spent over a decade providing cross-border project finance to junior mining companies across Africa, at Investec Bank and Rand Merchant Bank, based in Johannesburg. She is a Chartered Accountant and was recognized as one of the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” in 2013 and 2015. We caught up with Caroline to ask her about Denham's approach to investment,