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Charles Oliver

Sprott Asset Management

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Charles Oliver joined Sprott Asset Management in 2008. He is lead portfolio manager of the Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund. Previously, he was at AGF Management Limited, where his team was awarded the Canadian Investment Awards Best Precious Metals Fund in 2004, 2006 and 2007. His accolades also include: Lipper Awards' best 5-year return in the Precious Metals category (AGF Precious Metals Fund, 2007), and the Lipper award for best 1-year return in the Precious Metals category 2010.




Recent Interviews

Sprott's Charles Oliver: Gold at $1,500 by Christmas? (9/8/14) Gold and silver prices are being repressed by central banks, but Sprott Asset Management's Charles Oliver argues that demand pressure will cause this dam to burst sooner rather than later. As a result, he expects big increases in the prices of gold and especially silver, with a corresponding recovery of small- and mid-cap precious metal equities. In this interview with The Gold Report, Oliver discusses companies likely to prosper thereby, most of which will be profitable now, even at current bullion prices.

Time Is the Trigger for Equities and Bullion: Charles Oliver (5/19/14) Charles Oliver, lead portfolio manager with the Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund, believes the only thing between investors and bigger investment returns on precious metals equities and bullion, especially silver, is time. In this interview with The Gold Report, Oliver discusses silver and gold demand drivers, as well as portfolio ideas that figure to get bigger with time as the trigger.

Sprott's Charles Oliver Sees the Shine Returning to Metals (9/23/13) Has the gold price hit bottom? Charles Oliver, senior portfolio manager with Sprott Asset Management, believes that the fundamentals are in place for gold to vault from its downturnŚpossibly topping $2,000/oz in the next year. In this interview with The Gold Report, Oliver talks about which small-cap miners he's been adding to his portfolio before the market recognizes the illogical discounts.

Recent Quotes

"AKG has great assets." (9/8/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"The after-tax IRR for GUY's Aurora asset is great at 31%." (9/8/14) Guyana Goldfields Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"PVG's Brucejack is a very small, very high-grade gold-silver mine with a very small environmental footprint." (9/8/14) Pretium Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"SLW has been one of the best performers over the last few years." (9/8/14) Silver Wheaton Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"THO has one of the largest producing silver mines on the planet." (9/8/14) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"UGD is drilling a very prospective land package, the Neita concession, in the Dominican Republic." (9/8/14) Unigold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"AKG has significant cash on hand, as well as good management with good operational experience." (5/19/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - The Gold Report interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"THO is doing a very good job of ramping up Escobal to nameplate capacity." (5/19/14) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

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"UGD has an interesting property with lots of opportunities and drill targets." (5/19/14) Unigold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"PVG has a lot of gold underground." (5/19/14) Pretium Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"GUY is among my top holdings." (5/19/14) Guyana Goldfields Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"The grade at PVG's Valley of Kings zone is spectacular." (9/23/13) Pretium Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"ROG just released its PEA and has a spectacular-looking deposit in Burkina Faso." (9/23/13) Roxgold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"THO President/CEO Kevin McArthur has one of the best track records for building mines." (9/23/13) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"UGD is still a big favorite of mine; its NI 43-101 should show a very sizable resource." (9/23/13) Unigold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"THO is building what's going to be one of the world's largest silver mines in Guatemala." (10/24/12) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"ROG has been drilling 20+ g/t material." (10/24/12) Roxgold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"Companies like MND are trading at single-digit price to earnings ratios. There are great values and opportunities out there." (10/24/12) Mandalay Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"MAG has one of the highest-grade undeveloped silver bodies in Mexico." (10/24/12) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"FVI is going to get the eyes and ears of the generalist investor as it grows to a midtier company." (10/24/12) Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

"CSI has one of the highest-grade gold-platinum-palladium deposits on the planet." (10/24/12) Colossus Minerals Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Charles Oliver Moreá>

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