A significant advantage of Adventus Mining is its unique set of major shareholders aligned to realize the growth potential of the company's project portfolio in Ecuador. These seasoned investors include the Adventus Mining founding investors: Altius Minerals Corporation and Greenstone Resources LP, who were joined by Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. in 2018.
Altius Minerals Corporation (TSX: ALS, OTCQX: ATUSF)
Altius, directly and indirectly, holds diversified royalties and streams which generate revenue from 15 operating mines. These producing royalties are located in Canada and Brazil and provide exposure to copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, iron ore, potash, thermal (electrical) and metallurgical coal. The portfolio also includes development stage royalties in copper and renewable energy and numerous pre-development stage royalties covering a wide spectrum of mineral commodities and jurisdictions. Altius also holds a large portfolio of exploration stage projects which it has generated for deal making with industry partners that results in newly created royalties and equity and minority interests.
Founded in 2013 and based in London, Greenstone Resources LP (“Greenstone”) is a private equity fund specializing in the mining and metals sector. With more than 100 years of collective team experience – predominantly fulfilling senior roles within mining companies, financial institutions and principal investing – Greenstone understands the sector, its value drivers and inherent risks. As such, Greenstone is able to make long term investments that better aligns itself with management decision making.
Wheaton Precious Metals (TSX: WPM, NYSE: WPM)
Wheaton Precious Metals is one of the largest precious metals streaming companies in the world. The Company has entered into agreements to purchase all or a portion of the precious metals or cobalt production from high-quality mines for an upfront payment and an additional payment upon delivery of the metal. Wheaton currently has streaming agreements for 19 operating mines and 9 development stage projects. The Company’s production profile is driven by a portfolio of low-cost, long-life assets, including a gold stream on Vale’s Salobo mine and silver streams on Glencore's Antamina mine and Newmont Goldcorp's Peñasquito mine.