Agentis Mining brings unique perspectives and relationships to our clients, having worked across all facets of the mining sector with 50+ years’ combined experience.  

Agentis Mining was formed in September 2019 to bring Agentis’ values to the mining sector. We work closely with our clients, as a trusted financial advisor, in offering the following core services:

  • Leading Technical Insights

  • Capital Markets advisory

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Strategic Investments advisory 

  • Streaming / Royalty advisory

  • Fairness Opinions / Valuations

MICHAEL GRAY
PARTNER, Vancouver

EXPERTISE: GEOLOGY, TECHNICAL INSIGHTS, FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, CAPITAL MARKETS

Michael has more than 30 years of experience in the metals and mining industry, including 14 years as one of the top mining research analysts in the industry. Michael has an established track record in identifying companies with potential Tier 1 assets at early stages, allowing these companies to successfully engage the capital markets at a time when they are on the cusp of significant potential growth.

Most recently, Michael was the Head of Canadian Mining Equity Research at Macquarie, where he covered some of the industries’ top stories, including Wheaton Precious Metals, SSR Mining, Richmont Mines, MAG Silver, Gold Standard Ventures and GT Gold. Michael was the Co-Founder of Rubicon Minerals and has worked as a Geologist for Lac Minerals, Falconbridge, Minnova and Cominco.

Prior to Agentis, Michael worked for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Genuity Capital Markets and PI Financial. Michael holds a Master of Science in Economic Geology from Laurentian University, a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of British Columbia.

 

SCOTT SPEED
PARTNER, Vancouver

EXPERTISE: M&A, STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS, CAPITAL MARKETS, FINANCIAL ADVISORY

Scott has more than 15 years of experience investment banking in diversified industries, including 12 years focused on providing advisory services to metals and mining producers, developers and explorers through expertise in M&A, financings and strategic investments. Scott has acted as buy-side and sell-side advisor on multiple global mandates across several industries.

During his career, Scott has spent a significant time working as trusted financial advisor to managements and Boards, advising on financing, capital markets and M&A transactions as companies progress though the various stages of exploration, development and into production.

Prior to Agentis, Scott worked for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Genuity Capital Markets and Citibank in Australia. Scott holds a Master’s in Finance degree (with distinction) from INSEAD, a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from the University of Victoria and is a CFA Charterholder.

 

DAVID STEPHENS
PARTNER, Vancouver

EXPERTISE: M&A, STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS, JOINT VENTURES & TREASURY (FINANCING, DEBT, HEDGING & CONCENTRATES)

David has 15 years of capital markets, mining and executive experience, ranging from investment banking to corporate development and treasury. 

Most recently, David served as Vice President, Corporate Development and Marketing at Goldcorp Inc., leading the execution of their US$12.5bn merger with Newmont Mining in April 2019. He previously served as Vice President, Treasurer at Goldcorp. 

Prior to Agentis, David worked with Goldcorp Inc., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and Orion Securities. He is currently a Director for Orla Mining, a leading gold developer. David holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Harvard University.