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Stefan Ioannou

Haywood Securities

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Stefan Ioannou has spent the last eight years as a mining analyst covering mid-cap base metal companies at Haywood Securities. Prior to joining Haywood, he worked with a number of exploration and mining companies, as well as government agencies as a field geologist in Nevada and throughout the Canadian Shield in both the gold and base metal sectors.




Recent Interviews

Stefan Ioannou: Copper, Nickel and Zinc Won't Be Cheap for Long (10/21/14) The all-powerful U.S. dollar is currently hammering base metals and base metal equities. Haywood Securities Mining Analyst Stefan Ioannou says that increasing demand and near-term supply shortages make base metals a bargain that won't last. In this interview with The Mining Report, Ioannou argues that juniors with good deposits and low costs are in a unique position to benefit, and lists several companies that look to do just that.

Stefan Ioannou's Three Things to Look for in Three Base Metal Plays (11/20/13) The fundamentals tell Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities, that the outlook is good for copper and zinc in the midterm, while for nickel, stronger-for-longer is the watchword. In this interview with The Gold Report, he warns that nickel's price is unlikely to cycle up before 2017. For all three metals, producers are the safest bet, but some splashy exploration plays could have the biggest payoff.

China, Base Metal Tiger, Sets the Trend for Metals: Stefan Ioannou (7/1/13) Industrial metal prices have struggled to find firm footing. Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities tees up near-, medium- and long-term scenarios for three industrial metalsŚcopper, zinc and nickelŚand explains why he is most enthusiastic about zinc. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ioannou discusses companies that stand to benefit from the coming supply squeezes and China's role as both supplier and consumer of all three metals.

Recent Quotes

"TV is poised to become a marquee midtier pure-play zinc producer." (11/18/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"BAR has made a high-grade nickel sulfide discovery at its Grasset project." (10/21/14) Balmoral Resources Ltd. - The Mining Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"NAN's Maniitsoq project in Greenland has a type of geology similar to Voisey's Bay." (10/21/14) North American Nickel Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"TV is poised to become the marquee name in the zinc space." (10/21/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"TV increased its 2014E production guidance for Santander." (10/8/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV is poised to become a marquee midtier zinc producer." (5/28/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV's Santander appears to be off to a great start." (5/20/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"The PEA metrics for TV's Caribou are in line with our expectations." (5/14/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

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"TV's drilling indicates the presence of zinc-lead-copper-gold-silver mineralization well below (~450m) Caribou's resource envelope." (5/6/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"Ramp-up continues to progress well at TV's Santander mine." (4/14/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV is poised to become a marquee midtier zinc producer." (2/4/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"Ramp-up continues to progress well at TV's Santander mine." (1/7/14) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV's equity financing deleveraged the company's balance sheet. (12/12/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"CXO made a significant discovery last spring in northern British Colombia." (11/20/13) Colorado Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>

"RNX's Dumont is a sulfide project near well-established infrastructure, and the QuÚbec government is on its side." (11/20/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>

"There is pretty good market consensus that TV is the go-to zinc name." (11/20/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>

"Ramp-up continues to progress well at TV's Santander mine." (11/4/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV has expedited development of the recently discovered high-grade Rosa Zone." (10/29/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV is poised to become a marquee midtier zinc producer." (10/9/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV's world-class Bathurst project is ramping up." (9/30/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV's first concentrate production marks a key development milestone." (8/15/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"Of the juniors working in the Flin Flon greenstone belt, no other project is as large as FOM's McIlvenna Bay copper-zinc project." (7/1/13) Foran Mining Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"RNX's sulphide deposit is the kind of asset that would attract a major player looking to secure a long-term nickel supply." (7/1/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"TV's Santander mine should make money at any zinc price north of $0.50/lb." (7/1/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>

"We view RNX's Dumont project as a strategic asset that will garner major attention." (6/24/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"A robust feasibility study underpins the economics of SGC's Asmara." (5/23/13) Sunridge Gold Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"The Red Kite financing provides a timely source of project funding for RNX." (5/13/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV is more than a one-trick pony." (5/2/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"FOM's LOM revenue at McIlvenna Bay is derived from zinc; this byproduct significantly enhances the project's intrinsic value." (4/17/13) Foran Mining Corporation - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV has significantly advanced its projects in New Brunswick and Peru." (4/10/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"TV is within the lower half of the zinc cost curve." (2/11/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"IEC has increased its Contact copper project resource base by 49%." (1/15/13) International Enexco Ltd. - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"SGC's feasibility study, expected in Q2/13, is key to its takeover potential." (1/2/13) Sunridge Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>

"FOM's McIlvenna Bay VMS project has a significant zinc component." (1/2/13) Foran Mining Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>

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