Based in Vancouver, we are a fully independent investment banking platform providing strategic M&A and capital markets advice to clients within the global metals and mining industry
Our goal is to build long term, trusted relationships with our clients, providing ongoing independent advice to help execute corporate strategy and achieve their objectives
Founded in 2020, GenCap Mining Advisory is a fully independent investment banking platform with expertise in mergers & acquisitions and capital markets advisory within the global metals and mining industry.
We are a team of highly experienced professionals with an extensive track record of originating and executing some of the largest and most intricate transactions in the mining sector.
Drawing on 60+ years of experience, we offer a full suite of strategic advisory services and we are committed to providing trusted, independent and innovative advice to global corporate clients.
Our services include:
M&A strategy and tactics, navigating buy-side / sell-side deal dynamics
Identifying and evaluating potential merger, acquisition, or
Takeover defence strategy, preparedness and measures to manage unsolicited approaches
Deal structuring considerations and negotiating commercial terms
Detailed financial modeling, including valuation, cash flow, and financial / operational impact analysis
Understanding prevailing market conditions, industry trends and investor perspectives
Development of public market messages and preparation of
Transaction management and co-ordination, including reviewing / coordinating transaction-related documentation
Assessment and mitigation of potential transaction risks
Formal valuations and fairness opinions
Evaluating strategic investments and capital markets advisory
Alternative finance structures including royalty and streaming
Our team has been off to a busy start in the two years since our firm was founded with multiple transactions announced and completed including streaming / royalty transactions, large-scale mergers, corporate defense / sale mandates, fairness opinions and strategic asset sales. Click on any of the transactions below for additional information.
in value since founding
GenCap in May 2020
Prior to founding GenCap, members of our team executed some of the largest and most transformative transactions in the global metals and mining industry
We have worked together since 2007 and have over 60 years of combined experience providing strategic advice to clients
MARCUS CHALK, CFA
Marcus has over 25 years experience as a leading strategic and capital markets advisor in the global metals and mining industry. Prior to founding GenCap, he spent 14 years leading the Vancouver mining investment banking team at Scotiabank and was at Macquarie North America (Toronto and Vancouver) and CIBC Wood Gundy (Toronto, Sydney and Vancouver) prior to that.
He holds a Honours Business Administration and a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a CFA Charterholder.
Matt has over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience in the metals and mining industry. Prior to joining GenCap, he spent 13 years working in investment banking at Scotiabank (Vancouver) and was at BMO Capital Markets (Vancouver) prior to that.
He holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (Finance, Honours) from the University of Western Ontario.
Jesse has over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience in the metals and mining industry. Prior to joining GenCap, he spent 13 years working in investment banking at Scotiabank (Vancouver).
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance, Honours) from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Brandon joined GenCap in February 2021. Prior to joining GenCap, he spent 5 years working in transaction due diligence and public practice accounting roles in both Canada and the United States.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Honours) from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and obtained his CPA designation while working at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Vancouver.
SHAHARYAR (ALI) SYED
Ali joined GenCap in May 2021. Prior to joining GenCap, he spent two years providing M&A advice, valuation services, and financial litigation support to clients in the diversified mid-market space.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics, Honours) from the University of British Columbia.