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Florian Siegfried

AgaNola

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Florian Siegfried is head of precious metals and mining investments at AgaNola Ltd., an asset management boutique based in Switzerland. Previously Siegfried was the CEO of Precious Capital AG, a Zürich-based fund specializing in global mining investments. Prior to this Siegfried was CEO of shaPE Capital, a SIX Swiss Exchange-listed private equity company that was founded by Bank Julius Baer & Co. Siegfried holds a masters degree in finance and economics from the University of Zürich.




Recent Interviews

Florian Siegfried: Seeking Less Risky Business in Mining M&A (11/24/14) Florian Siegfried, head of precious metals and mining investments with Zurich-based AgaNola, says there are small signs—fewer equities participating in the recent rally, greater spreads in the high-yield market—that the sentiment toward gold is changing. But we will have to wait to see if a trend forms. In the meantime, Siegfried believes all-paper M&A will gain pace, with a focus on companies that are making money at current gold prices while still trading at multiyear lows. In this interview with The Gold Report, Siegfried suggests playing it safe with some small producers and tiny developers.

Junior Mining Companies that Will Make Beautiful M&A Music: AgaNola's Florian Siegfried (8/20/14) Florian Siegfried, head of precious metals and mining investments with Switzerland-based AgaNola Ltd., knows where the music is playing in the mining M&A space. In this interview with The Gold Report, Siegfried notes that well-financed juniors with low production and capital costs, or intermediate cash-flowing producers, will be hitting the M&A high notes, and suggests a sextet of companies capable of making beautiful music.

Mining Stocks Now Provide Bargain Trade Opportunities: Florian Siegfried (10/22/12) Many precious metals mining stocks are now trading at bargain prices but the old "buy and hold" strategy no longer applies in this fluid market environment, says Florian Siegfried, CEO of Precious Capital AG. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Siegfried says investors need to do their homework and pick their entry and exit points carefully as he names some undervalued opportunities he expects to provide above-average returns in the next market run-up.

Recent Quotes

"AKG's optimized mine plan confirms the robust project economics based on the very low $781/oz all-in sustaining costs over life of mine." (11/24/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"RIC increased its production guidance for 2014 and was free cash flow positive in Q3/14." (11/24/14) Richmont Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"VIT continues to drill and find new zones, like Olive, and has the cash to do just that." (11/24/14) Victoria Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"AKG's world-class deposit is on the radar screen of many companies." (8/20/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"Should there be more consolidation in the Abitibi Gold Belt, SAS could be part of the equation." (8/20/14) St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"VIT continues to drill and make higher-grade discoveries in its Olive zone." (8/20/14) Victoria Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >

"MTO's $50M market cap is incredibly cheap." (1/20/14) Metanor Resources Inc. - Florian Siegfried, Precious Capital AG More >

"SAS' share price doesn't reflect underlying resources and the reserves in the ground." (10/22/12) St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Florian Siegfried More >



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