Sector Expert: Björn Paffrath

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As authorized principal and head of trading, Switzerland-based fund adviser and newsletter writer Björn Paffrath worked for a well-known assets manager in Germany and the United States from 2000 to 2005, where he was responsible for the precious metals and mining division. Since 2005 he has been involved with various precious metal and resource funds, which have received a number of awards. Together with his broad network, especially in Switzerland, he is financing projects and emerging producers. For several years he has been in the media as the gold and mining expert of sought-after business partners and stock commentators. In addition, he is cofounder and chief editor of the well-known, subscriber-based, financial and mining market letter, Cashkurs*Gold.



Recent Interviews

What Björn Paffrath Is Advising to Institutional and High Net-Worth Investors (4/22/15)
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Björn Paffrath, fund advisor, mine financier and chief-editor of Cashkurs Gold newsletter, says there are headwinds ahead for the gold sector but refuses to shy away. In general, he says investors want well-managed, low-cost producers with moderate headline risk that can run for one or two more years at lower gold prices. In this interview with The Gold Report, Paffrath lists equity names on three continents that are building toward better times, perhaps as soon as 2016.

Fund Adviser Björn Paffrath's Mantra: In the End, Performance Matters (8/19/14)

Björn Paffrath, Switzerland-based fund adviser and newsletter writer, says there is certainly an elevated risk of a correction in the broad market but the upside in the mining sector is worth looking at as the market turns. Paffrath expects more M&A activity in the fall and says he's always looking for opportunities that really impact the performance of the funds. In this interview with The Mining Report, Paffrath shares some silver, base metals and tungsten positions.

Björn Paffrath: Mining Sector Bottom Is In and Opportunities Abound (8/18/14)

Björn Paffrath, Switzerland-based fund adviser and newsletter writer, is so convinced that we've seen the bottom in the mining sector that he's launching a new gold and silver fund in Europe. He says capital is trickling back into long-forgotten mining equities as the smart money seeks to rotate out of frothier sectors and into real assets. In this interview with The Gold Report, Paffrath also forecasts a broad market correction as he tells us about some promising equity positions.

Recent Quotes

"FPC is a great exploration company with an outstanding project that will either produce or get bought."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"CNL should get its permit for the Buriticá gold project in the next couple of months."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"There are certainly great exploration companies out there, like ICG."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"We expect another outstanding year from KDX."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"PGLC's recent drill results are extremely encouraging."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"RD received its environmental license for its fully financed San Ramon gold mine in Colombia."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"We like RPM as a consolidation play."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (4/22/15)
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"TXR is one of our favorites."

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"TMM's newly acquired projects can boost production significantly in the future."

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"We took a deeper look at EXN and started to build a position."

The Mining Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (8/19/14)
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"FCU seems to have built quite a big resource now."

The Mining Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (8/19/14)
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"FVI recently had some great drill results at San Jose."

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"MAG shows a long history for discovering promising silver assets."

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"SVL sits on a healthy cash position, which should increase from future free cash flow."

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"TV may be the most leveraged junior to a rising zinc price."

The Mining Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (8/19/14)
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"BAR's latest high-grade discoveries are very promising."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (8/18/14)
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"TMM has some healthy margins at the moment and even more if the gold price rises."

The Gold Report Interview with Björn Paffrath (8/18/14)
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