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Mining PE a chimera?

Private equity mining funds with up to US$10 billion to invest are often touted as a solution to the dearth of public equity funding that companies are experiencing at the nadir of the mining cycle. But requirements of PE funds mean they are perhaps just a chimera for companies seeking to fund their projects, a Dentons Canada webinar heard this week.

The event, titled, “How can a mining company entice private equity funds to invest in its project?