Trident Royalties Plc, a growth-focused mining royalty and streaming company, has announced its interim financial statements to shareholders for the 6 months ended 30 June 2020.
- Admitted to AIM on 2 June 2020 having raised £16 million (approxiamtely US$20 million), representing the largest equity placing associated with any new listing in any sector across the London markets in over 3 months, during a time of COVID-19 related lockdown restrictions.
- Board of Directors strengthened with the addition of Al Gourley as a Non-Executive Director in May 2020 and Helen Pein as a Non-Executive Director in September 2020.
- Since AIM admission, Trident has announced five transactions comprising a total of eight royalties:
- A 1.5% free on board revenue royalty over part of the producing Koolyanobbing Iron Ore Operation in Western Australia.
- A 1.25% gross revenue royalty over the Mimbula copper mine and associated tailings dumps in the Zambian Copperbelt, which is currently ramping up production (royalty rate drops to 0.3% upon repayment of the initial acquisition cost, and then further drops to 0.2% once the royalty has been paid on 575 000 t of copper).
- A variable gold price royalty over production from the development stage Spring Hill Gold Project* in Australia’s Northern Territories.
- A portfolio of four gold royalties over exploration and development stage projects* – including projects operated by proven explorers/developers such as Calidus Resources and Novo Resources – in Western Australia.
- A 1.5% net smelter return royalty over the +1 million oz Lake Rebecca Gold Project* in Western Australia.
- The company continues to review a compelling pipeline of assets spanning various geographies and mining commodities, lending credence to the opportunity available to Trident.
*subject to FIBR approval in Australia.
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