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Companies Commented On
- AndeanGold Ltd.
- AQM Copper Inc.
- Bear Creek Mining Corp.
- Candente Copper Corp.
- Compania de Minas Buenaventura
- Duran Ventures Inc.
- Luna Gold Corp.
- Lupaka Gold Corp.
- Minera IRL Ltd.
- Newmont Mining Corp.
- Panoro Minerals Ltd.
- Rio Alto Mining Ltd.
- Southern Legacy Minerals Inc.
- Sulliden Gold Corp.
- Trevali Mining Corp.
Ricardo Carrión is the managing director for capital markets and corporate finance for Kallpa Securities in Lima, Peru. He served as a senior analyst of Banco de Credito in the areas of corporate banking, corporate finance and capital markets and was an adviser to Lima's Stock Exchange. Carrion holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Universidad de Lima with specialization in finance and capital markets.
Is the Peruvian Government Becoming More Mining Friendly? (9/16/13) With a credit rating higher than Mexico and Brazil, Peru should be high on the list of mining investors, but confidence has been shaken over the last few years when the government revoked some high-profile mining licenses. According to Lima-based Kallpa Securities Managing Director Ricardo Carrión and President Alberto Arispe, recent government actions might signal a reset, with the government even acting as a mediator between mining companies and the local communities. In this interview with The Gold Report, Carrión and Arispe detail the state of mining exploration in Peru and discuss companies actively exploring, including one that just received its long-awaited environmental approval.
Scaling the Heights with Peruvian Miners: Ricardo Carrión (1/14/13) The Peruvian mining sector has lots of promising developers and producers, but don't ignore the smaller companies—2013 may surprise to the upside in Peru. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ricardo Carrión, managing director for capital markets and corporate finance for Kallpa Securities in Lima, Peru, says it is fine to ride the wave with the rest of the market as lower-risk projects advance toward production in Peru. However, smart investors should balance a mining portfolio with smaller and earlier-stage companies that are selling at compelling valuations. Get there before the majors go on a New Year's shopping spree.
How to Find the Next Tenbagger in Peru: Maria Belen Vega and Ricardo Carrion (7/25/12) In a tough market for junior gold shares over the past three years, Peruvian mining stocks have outperformed the mining indexes. Peru is a booming economy with well-defined mining laws and a vocal mining protest movement that could be playing a constructive role in future development. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Maria Belen Vega and Ricardo Carrión of Kallpa Securities in Lima, Peru, analyze the protest situation and clarify the role of mining as one of the leading sectors of the economy. Junior companies they follow include mine developers, producers and a "pure Peru play" explorer; some of these companies could repeat the outsized performance of the last few years and become tenbaggers.
"SUE just received the EIA approval. This is a big milestone for the company and a good message for Peru's mining industry." (9/16/13) Sulliden Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Ricardo Carrión More >
"CSI is onto one of the highest-grade platinum/palladium/gold deposits ever discovered, and it has started production." (12/11/13) Colossus Minerals Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with James West More >
"NRE has the highest basket price for contained minerals, within a well-defined resource with excellent expansion opportunity." (12/4/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser More >