David Laing

David has more than 35 years’ experience in mining operations, projects, engineering studies, mining finance, M&A, and corporate development in both precious and base metals.

Consultant

David has more than 35 years’ experience in mining operations, projects, engineering studies, mining finance, M&A, and corporate development in both precious and base metals. Formerly a Technical Director of Endeavour Financial, David is responsible for mine technical analysis and has previously held positions as COO at Endeavour Mining Corp., Equinox Gold Corp, True Gold Mining Inc., and Quintana Resources. David has also held senior positions at Standard Bank, technical consulting at MRDI, and various roles at Billiton and Royal Dutch Shell’s mining business.

 

David Laing Deal Experience

  • Bema Gold, Kupol Bridge Facility, US$60m – Financial Advisor
  • Eastern Platinum Limited, M&A Jonpol Explorations and Elgin Resources Ltd, US$57m – Financial Advisor
  • UrAsia Energy, Capital Raising to acquire Kazakh Uranium Assets, US$504m – Financial Advisor
  • Bolivar Gold, Acquisition of Bolivar Gold by Goldfields, US$450m – Financial Advisor
  • CoalCorp, Acquisition of Caypa and La Francia mines, US$180m – Financial Advisor
  • UrAsia Energy, Capital raising to develop Kazahk Uranium Assets, US$100m – Financial Advisor
  • Bema Gold, Kupol Gold Mine – Project Finance, US$443m – Financial Advisor
  • Oriel Resources, Acquisition of Tikvin Ferro-Chrome Smelter, US$540m – Financial Advisor
  • UrAsia Energy, Business combination with SXR Uranium 1, US$5,100m – Financial Advisor
  • Peak Gold Mines, Capital raising and acquisition of Peak and Amapari Mines, US$282m – Financial Advisor
  • Oriel Resources, Voskhod Chrome – Project Finance, US$120m – Financial Advisor
  • Northern Orion Resources, Business combination with Yamana Gold and Meridien Gold, US$9,800m – Financial Advisor
  • Rusoro Mining, Acquisition of Choco Gold Mine from Goldfields, US$523m – Financial Advisor
  • Petro Rubiales Energy, Business combination with Pacific Stratus Energy, US$2,500m – Financial Advisor
  • Rusoro Mining, Exchangeable Loan, US$80m – Financial Advisor
  • European Minerals, Business Combination with Lero Gold, US463m – Financial Advisor
  • Rusoro Mining, Acquisition of Hecla Venezuela Assets, US$25m – Financial Advisor
  • Pacific Rubiales Energy, Reserve Based Loan Facility, US$250m – Financial Advisor
  • Nevsun, Bisha Mine Project Finance, US$235m – Financial Advisor
  • Dannemora Mineral AB, Dannemora Iron Ore Project Finance, US$139m – Financial Advisor
  • Baja Mining, Boleo Mine Project Finance, US$858m – Financial Advisor
  • Endeavour Mining, Acquisition of 54% interest in Etruscan Resources, US$56m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Acquisition of a Minority interest in Crew Gold, US$135m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Acquisition of 46% interest in Etruscan Resources, US$85m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Sale of Minority interest in Crew Gold, US$215m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Acquisition of Adamus Resources, US$340m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Acquisition of Avion Gold, US$429m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Corporate, West Africa, US$200m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Equipment Financing, Burkina Faso, US$39m – Sponsor
  • Endeavour Mining, Revolving Line of Credit, US$350m – Sponsor
  • True Gold Mining, Karma Gold Project, Burkina Faso, US$10m – Sponsor
  • True Gold Mining, Company Sale, US$150m – Sponsor
  • Equinox Gold, Merger with Newcastle Gold & Anfield Gold, US$400m – Sponsor
  • Equinox Gold, Aurizona Project Finance, US$85m – Sponsor
  • Equinox Gold, Acquisition of Mesquite Mine, US$150m – Sponsor
  • Equinox Gold, Acquisition Facility, US$120m – Sponsor