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Kevin Puil

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Kevin Puil has more than 15 years' experience in the investment management business. He is a former portfolio manager at Malcolm Gissen & Associates. He spent the majority of his career working in Canada, before relocating to California. He studied economics at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.




Recent Interviews

Kevin Puil: $4/lb Copper Is on Its Way (2/5/13) Kevin Puil thinks analysts need to be realistic when it comes to copper. The Malcolm Gissen & Associates portfolio manager points to copper's historic levels at over $3/lb as proof that there are brighter times ahead for base metals as economies around the world continue to industrialize. On the other hand, with economic projects less abundant than they once were, supply is under severe pressure. The good news is, as Puil remarks in this Metals Report interview, there's money to be made for investors who can pinpoint the right projects. Read on to learn who's on Puil's list.

Investing in Graphite's Growth: Kevin Puil (4/10/12) As the boundaries of technology continually expand, so does the demand for graphite. With uses developing and supply mainly controlled by China, prices for graphite should continue to climb, says Kevin Puil, senior analyst for the Encompass Fund and portfolio manager with San Francisco-based Malcolm H. Gissen & Associates. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report, Puil shares some junior miners set to soar alongside demand.

Kevin Puil: Exotic Congo Holds Hidden Values (10/28/11) Investments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo often get dinged with an "exotic locale" discount, but the jurisdiction is much less risky than even a few years ago. Kevin Puil, a portfolio manager with Malcolm H. Gissen & Associates and senior analyst with the Encompass Fund, recently traveled to the Congo and he liked what he saw. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Puil shares the opportunities he uncovered in this emerging mining jurisdiction.

Recent Quotes

"TV is in a good situation and is fully funded to bring two mines into production later this year." (2/5/13) Trevali Mining Corp. - The Metals Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"FMS' Lac Knife deposit could easily be in production within the next 18 months or so." (4/10/12) Focus Graphite Inc. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"SGH probably has the best pipeline of properties out of any I've seen." (4/10/12) Standard Graphite Corp. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"SER is going to be a low-cost, high-margin operation." (4/10/12) Strategic Energy Resources Ltd. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"NGC is definitely one of the top companies on my list." (4/10/12) Northern Graphite Corporation - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"LON's Ngayu project is very interesting, and extremely high-grade." (10/28/11) Loncor Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"I can't recall visiting a mine where the company has such a good relationship with the community as I saw with BAA." (10/28/11) Banro Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >

"RDK has great infrastructure and is extremely well positioned." (5/20/11) Redhawk Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Kevin Puil More >



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