From Streaming Deals To STOs: Financing Options For Cash-Strapped Miners

The mining and metals sector is certainly facing challenges, one of the biggest being raising capital to fund the projects needed to bring the minerals of the future to market.

In an industry known for being typically slow to adopt technology innovations, some miners, especially cash-strapped juniors, are needing to explore new financing structure options.

Cynthia Urda Kassis, head of Mining and Metals at Shearman and Sterling, said that over the past several years one of the biggest challenges facing the junior miners in particular is raising capital.