Portfolio - principal investments

Name Description Year
Alecto Minerals

Alecto Minerals

Alecto Minerals plc is an African focussed, gold exploration company, quoted on AIM, with core projects in Zambia, Mali and Burkina Faso. The Company has a clear vision: to rapidly become a gold producer in Africa. With this vision in mind, Alecto is advancing partnership and joint venture discussions for its existing solid asset base, whilst also actively evaluating potential acquisition opportunities. 

2015
New World Oil & Gas

New World Oil and Gas plc

New World Oil and Gas Plc is an oil and gas operating company with a prospective project in Belize.  

2015
Atlas Oil and Gas

Atlas Oil & Gas Ltd

Atlas Oil & Gas Ltd is an oil and gas exploration company focused on Algeria.

2015
Elephant Oil Limited

Elephant Oil Limited

Elephant Oil Limited is an oil and gas exploration company focused on onshore assets located in West Africa.  It currently has an onshore exploration licence in Benin and is currently planning the acquisition of new 2D seismic data in order to select the optimal location for the first exploration wells.

2014
Metal Tiger plc

Metal Tiger plc

Metal Tiger plc is primarily focused on investing in undervalued natural resource opportunities. The company will provide financial and business support to companies in order to maximise the value of their natural resource interests. The company is listed on AIM.

2014
MX Oil plc

MX Oil plc

MX Oil plc is seeking to partner with established oil and gas operators in order to jointly evaluate, acquire and develop licences in Mexico.  Mexico is the world’s 9th largest oil producer with significant underdeveloped resources.  Following recent regulatory reforms, it has reopened its energy sector, allowing greater foreign investment in order to develop its reserves and increase production.  The company is listed on AIM.

2014
Shumba Coal Limited

Shumba Coal Limited

Shumba Coal Limited is focused on the acquisition and development of highly prospective coal exploration licences in Botswana. The company’s most advanced project is Sechaba which has approximately 1 billion tonnes of JORC compliant thermal coal resources. This coal will be used both to supply a nearby power producer and for export. The company has also recently acquired the Mabesekwa Prospecting Licence with an estimated in-situ coal resource of around 800 million tonnes.  The company is listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange and on the stock Exchange of Mauritius.

2013
Andiamo Exploration Imited

Andiamo Exploration Limited

Andiamo Exploration Limited is exploring for base and precious metal deposits, in particular copper and gold, in Eritrea, on the Arabian-Nubian shield in North East Africa. Recent results have been encouraging as regards the presence of significant deposits of gold and copper within the Yacob Dewar deposit, demonstrating that it has the potential to become a commercial mine.

2013
Plutus Powergen plc

Plutus Powergen plc

Plutus PowerGen plc expects to construct some 200MW of flexible energy generation capacity in the UK over the next three years. These power plants will generate electricity from containerised, modular diesel generators.  The company intends to generate revenue through the sale of this power to established national energy suppliers during periods of peak electricity demand or Grid instability.  The company is listed on AIM.

2012
 

Bison Energy Services Limited

Bison Energy Services Limited owns Prairie Farm which comprises two sites covering approximately 120 acres, containing around 7.6 million tonnes of mineral resources including approximately 2.1 million tonnes of probable reserves of high quality frac sand.  The sites are in Barron County, Wisconsin.  The company has secured the necessary permits to mine the sand and substantially all the permits to construct a processing plant.  The company is currently exploring ways to develop this asset.

2012