Welcome to Skarn Associates

Skarn Associates provides strategic advice to explorers, developers, mining companies, brokerage houses and financial institutions across the mining sector. Our advice is based on nearly 50 years of combined industry experience and a very extensive industry network.


Full spectrum We cover the full spectrum of technical, financial and strategic issues, from exploration, project development, operations to product markets.


Due diligence is our core activity. Transactions we support include mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and financing of all types.


Research Skarn's founders have been instrumental in the development of several highly successful mining sector research businesses. Skarn develops specialised sector research and strives to offer insightful analysis.


Global Coverage We operate globally, with substantial experience in Africa, the former Soviet Union, North America, Australia and Asia. Our core commodity expertise includes precious and base metals, iron ore and industrial minerals.


We deliver incisive, timely, insightful advice, in concise, focused and actionable reports. We are proudly independent, objective and willing to voice uncomfortable truths when necessary.

MineDD



*MineDD Service*

Our MineDD service aims to accurately and rapidly communicate the key risk factors affecting a mine or project, across the full spectrum of technical, financial and social/political issues. This service is primarily for anyone making strategic decisions on the mining industry from investors to banks and high net worths.