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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.
Finally, Good News for Mining in Peru: Ricardo Carrión and Alberto Arispe (6/3/14) Ricardo Carrión and Alberto Arispe of Peru-based Kallpa Securities have a boots-on-the-ground view of the politics, legal battles and investment climate for precious metals mining in the Andes. In this interview with The Mining Report, Arispe and Carrión detail the new, positive developments afoot in this region and explain why investors should get involved now, before the rest of the world catches on.
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.
"SMT is an excellent example of a company with production plus exploration catalysts for the market in the near term." (6/3/14) Sierra Metals Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Ricardo Carrión More >
"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 >
"PVG is looking at starting with a smaller operation, a good tactical move for any company that requires a big-dollar capital expenditure check to get started." (4/1/15) Pretium Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with David H. Smith More >
"SLW has one of the best records in the business when it comes to most revenue per employee and most cash flow per employee." (3/23/15) Silver Wheaton Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >