David Rhodes

David has over 25 years’ experience in the finance industry and as a result has arranged over US$4.5 billion of funding for mining companies across the globe.

Managing Director

David’s career in the finance industry has spanned more than twenty years. Prior to joining Endeavour nine years ago, he was at Standard Bank London Limited, Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland. At Standard and Barclays, he sourced, structured and syndicated finance for mining projects and companies on a global basis (including advice on derivative products). Having lived and worked in London and New York he has international experience of the North/South American, European, CIS and African markets. As a result, he has arranged over US$4.5 billion of funding for mining companies.


David Rhodes Deal Experience

  • Ashanti Goldfields, Corporate Facility, US$185m – Arranger
  • First Quantum, Kansanshi Project Financing, US$120m – Arranger
  • Barrick Gold, Bulyanhulu Project Financing, US$200m – Arranger
  • Ashanti Goldfields, Corporate Facility, US$200m – Lead Arranger
  • Wheaton River, Corporate Facility, US$75m – Arranger
  • Polymetal, Corporate Facility, US$120m – Arranger
  • Billiton Plc, Cerro Matoso Project Financing, US$240m – Arranger
  • Placer Dome, Corporate Facility, US$750m – Lead Arranger
  • Apex Silver Mines, San Cristobal Project Financing, US$225m – Financial Advisor
  • Billiton Plc, Corporate Facility, US$1000m – Arranger
  • Various, Antamina Financing, US$1320m – Arranger
  • Dayton, Minera Anacollo Project Financing, US$50m – Arranger
  • Antofagasta, El Tesoro Project Financing, US$205m – Arranger/Advisor
  • Aur Resources, Acuisition of Quebrada Blanca, US$165m – Arranger
  • European Minerals, Varvarinskoye Project Financing, US$70m – Financial Advisor
  • Coal Corp, Equipment Financing, US$60m – Financial Advisor
  • Westmin, Lomas Bayas Project Financing, US$140m – Arranger
  • Bema Gold, Kupol Project Financing, US$442m – Financial Advisor
  • Nevsun Resources, Bisha Project Financing, US$235m – Financial Advisor
  • Oriel Resources, Voskhod Project Financing, US$120m – Financial Advisor
  • Coal Corp, Corporate Bond, US$115m – Financial Advisor
  • Petro Rubiales, Corporate Loan, US$250m – FInancial Advisor
  • Petro, Project Loan, US$200m – Financial Advisor
  • Endeavour Mining, Corporate Facility, US$200m – Financial Advisor
  • ENK, Sale of Business, US$80m – Financial Advisor
  • Orsu Metals, Varvainskoye Refinancing, US$300m – Financial Advisor
  • Equatorial, Toropah, US$75m – Arranger/Advisor
  • EMC/Lero, Business Combination, US$463m – Financial Advisor
  • Equus Plc, Borrowing Base Facility, US$50m – Financial Advisor
  • Endeavour Mining, Corporate Facility, US$350m – Financial Advisor
  • Augusta Resources, Project Financing, US$1.5Bn – Financial Advisor
  • Lydian International, Project Financing, US$300m – Financial Advisor
  • Base Resources, Project Financing, US$210m – Financial Advisor
  • Equus Petroleum Plc, Reserve Base Lending Facility, US$50m – Financial Advisor
  • Lydian International, Amulsar Gold Project, US$441m – Financial Advisor
  • True Gold Limited, Karma Gold Project, US$10m – Financial Advisor
  • Punjab Mineral Company, Chiniot-Rajoa and Kalabagh Project – Financial Advisor
  • Lundin Gold, Fruta Del Norte Project, Ecuador, US$450m – Financial Advisor