Ben Morel

Ben has a financial background with deal experience in the West Africa, Russia and the Middle East. He supports the team through all stages of the transaction including financial modelling, analysis and research.


Ben has four years’ experience in the natural resources sector with two years dedicated to metals and mining. Ben previously worked for Société Générale CIB as an analyst in the Metals, Mining and Industries team, involved in structuring and arranging project finance transactions in EMEA. During his studies, he also worked for Société Générale CIB as a junior analyst in structuring and arranging trade finance facilities in the oil & gas and agri-commodity sectors.

Ben Morel Deal Experience

  • Uralkali, ESG Linked PXF, Potash; Russia, US$1,200m – Lead Arranger
  • Sohar Aluminium Company, Aluminium Smelter Project, Oman, US$600m – Lead Arranger
  • Endeavour Mining, Teranga Gold Acquisition, West Africa, US$800m – Lead Arranger
  • Nornickel/Trafigura, Copper Cath Prepayment, Russia, US$300m – Lead Arranger
  • Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée, Sangaredi Bauxite Project, Guinea, US$275m – Lead Arranger
  • Norilsk Nickel, Prepaid, Precious Metals; Russia, US$300m – Sole Arranger
  • Roxgold Inc, Yaramoko Gold Project, Burkina Faso, US$57m – Lead Arranager
  • Resolute Mining, Mako Gold Project, Senegal, US$300m – Lead Arranger
  • Ameropa AG, Borrowing Base, Fertilizers; Romania, US$600m – Arranger