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Is mainstream finance the new alternative?

As we begin to measure the commodity price slump in years and challenging financing conditions continue for mining companies, it is worth taking stock of the mine financing transactions being completed in the sector. There are a number of key themes unfolding here.

Is mainstream finance the new alternative? Is mainstream finance the new alternative? Is mainstream finance the new alternative? Is mainstream finance the new alternative? Is mainstream finance the new alternative?

Pretium Resources recently completed a US$450 million financing of its Brucejack gold project in British Columbia

Creative and more complex – but there for the right projects

Financing remains available for high quality projects in lower risk jurisdictions where the investors and the developer/operator are willing