|May 30, 2016|
Zimtu Capital Corp. Welcomes Gerald McCarvill, Jon Hykawy and Joseph Martin to Vancouver Commodity Forum
|Zimtu Capital Corp. (TSXv: ZC; FSE: ZCT1) (the "Company" or "Zimtu") is pleased to welcome the addition of Gerald McCarvill of Prince Arthur Capital Corporation, Jon Hykawy of Stormcrow Capital Ltd., and Joseph Martin of Cambridge House International Inc., as featured presenters at the Vancouver Commodity Forum on June 14, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. |
The Vancouver Commodity Forum is a one-day event which will showcase a selection of mineral exploration investment opportunities targeting such commodities as: lithium, gold, uranium, rare earth elements, nickel, copper, diamonds, zeolite, scandium, jade, magnesium and potash.
Presentations at the forum scheduled so far include: John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online, Chris Berry of House Mountain Partners, and Stephan Bogner of Rockstone Research.
Registration details and agenda updates are available at the Zimtu Capital Corp. website at http://www.zimtu.com.
Gerald McCarvill is chairman and CEO of Prince Arthur Capital Corporation. He has extensive experience in the origination and execution of global mining and energy projects, and private equity and finance transactions. His career includes more than 30 years in the financial sector, holding senior positions with major investment firms, including the executive committee of CIBC Wood Gundy. Most recently, Gerald was CEO of McCarvill Corporation, a diversified financial services company which financed mining and energy companies. He helped establish Repadre Capital Corporation, a mining royalty company, now IAMGOLD, Desert Sun Mining, which was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc., and Metals Royalty Corporation. In addition, he was part of the investment group, and served as a member of the board of directors that developed and financed Consolidated Thompson Iron Ore Corporation from an entry valuation of $2 million to its 2011 sale to Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. for $4.9 billion. He is also a director and chairman of Aurvista Gold Corporation (TSXv: AVA).
Jon Hykawy is a 14-year veteran of Bay Street, spending his time there exclusively on the sell side. Originally, he trained as a physicist, and worked as a post-doc at the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories of AECL and with the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. Jon completed his MBA at Queen's University with an emphasis in marketing. He worked in the areas of critical materials with Byron Capital Markets in Toronto from 2009 to 2013, and has become a recognized expert in such areas as: lithium, rare earth elements, fluorspar and tin. Jon has been an invited speaker internationally on all of these topics, and more. His technical background includes work on rechargeable batteries, fuel cells, and both wind and solar power.
Joe Martin is the founder and chairman of Cambridge House International Inc. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in English, and began a career in journalism. In 1969, he moved to British Columbia and, in 1973, became the founder, editor and publisher of BC Business Magazine. He sold this magazine in the mid 1980s. He then became the publisher of World Investment News -- which was his introduction into the mineral exploration sector and the public markets. This work led him to founding Cambridge House International Inc. -- a company that established annual investment conferences for mineral exploration and mining by hosting shows in several cities across North America. These shows consistently remain among the largest in the sector. Joe claims to be somewhat retired but he still serves as Chairman of Cambridge House and actively works to advocate and influence regulatory reforms and improvements to ensure that they are clear and easily understood, and allow for effective enforcement.
About Zimtu Capital Corp.
Zimtu Capital Corp. is a public investment issuer that invests in, creates and grows natural resource companies. The Company also provides mineral property project generation and advisory services helping to connect companies to properties of interest.
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