1. “Q1 free cash flow could be catalyst for vigorous M&A activity” – Mining Weekly interview with Newstrike CEO Richard Whittall

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    The following article was written by Henry Lazenby for MiningWeekly.com, published January 24th, 2014.  Following a tumultuous period of volatile commodity price declines that caused many miners to cut costs, shutter operations and halt projects, those actions are expected to result in significant free cash flows when companies report their...
  2. Canadian Mining Journal: “Newstrike’s Whittall on Guerrero Gold”

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    The following article has been reprinted by Canadian Mining Journal with permission from CMJ’s sister publication The Northern Miner. “Richard Whittall has been near the forefront of discovery on Mexico’s prolific Guerrero gold belt for nearly two decades. The president and CEO of Vancouver-based Newstrike Capital knows all the players and has...
  3. Newstrike Capital in The Wall Street Journal: “In Mexico, Gold Mines Beckon Once More”

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    Nicholas Casey of The Wall Street Journal interviewed Newstrike’s CEO Richard Whittall in the article detailing Mexico’s “new gold rush” underway with discoveries of highly concentrated deposits. Casey writes: “These high-grade discoveries include the find late last year of an underground deposit the size of a high-rise building in the...
  4. Bill Gross is Betting on Mexico. Here’s Why.

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    Bill Gross, American financial manager, investment author, and head of PIMCO’s $252.2 billion Total Return Fund, has taken a sizable position in Mexican government bonds. The ETF version of the the PIMCO Total Return Fund (BOND) has an incredible 10.34% of its market value in Mexican Bonds.  That is second only to US Bonds...
  5. Newstrike Capital Presentation at 2012 Precious Metals Summit

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    Last week, Newstrike Capital’s VP of Exploration spoke at the Precious Metals Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Gillian Kearvell gave a 20 minute presentation that can be heard here.
  6. Newstrike Mention in Business Insider

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    James West talks Newstrike Capital in the Business Insider article “Precious Metals Takeovers Push Share Prices.” Click here to read the full interview.
  7. Fronteer Deal Continuation of Acquisition Trend

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    The proposed acquisition of explorer Fronteer Gold Inc. by Newmont Mining Corp. is the latest in a string of mining deals announced in recent weeks, as companies seek to replace reserves and ensure growth amid a shrinking global supply of known gold reserves. The deal, attributing a 37% premium to Fronteer,  is...
  8. Juniors with Undeveloped Assets Attractive Candidates

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    The Canadian mining M&A scene is red hot, and investment bankers expect much more activity in the months to come. In the first few weeks of the year, investors have already seen friendly takeover bids for Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd. ($4.9-billion) and Norsemont Mining Inc. ($520-million), a proposed merger...
  9. Lundin Mining Corp. and Inmet Mining Corp. to Merge

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    Lundin Mining Corp.and Inmet Mining Corp. have agreed to merge in a deal with a market capitalization of $9-billion. The companies will combine to create a copper production company to be called Symterra Corp. The deal will give each holder of one Inmet share 3.4918 shares of Symterra, while each...