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Strategy

In order to meet long term demand, we believe the metals and mining sector requires focused investment capital from knowledgeable investors that understand the volatility of commodity cycles.

Sun Valley's investment strategy seeks to invest in sustainable development projects and operations with growth potential, low cash costs of production, or the operating flexibility to insulate against volatility of the commodity markets.

Our quantitative team focuses on data-driven decisions using Machine Learning, Generative AI, and statistical tools mixed with a deep understanding of the financial markets. Leveraging Python and R programming languages and software like Jupyter, Dash, Options-Lab, and Bloomberg, our team extracts valuable insights from vast datasets to inform investment decisions. This data-driven approach enables us to identify promising opportunities and navigate complex market dynamics with more precision.


By integrating advanced data analytics into our investment strategy, we aim to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns for our investors.

Gold Foundry
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Early Stage 

Construction Pre-Planning

Development

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Production

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Upstream

  • Focuses on earlier stage risk in exploration, early project de-risking, scoping studies, and strategic opportunities

  • Investments from $1M to approximately $10M

  • Utilizes a range of investment structures providing funding across the capital spectrum

  • Invests in development, pre-feasibility and onwards, and operating stage companies or assets

  • Targets projects that are either near production or development-ready.

  • Investments from $3M to approximately $30M

  • Offtake finance involves making upfront payments to a partner in need of capital to expand a mine, refinance obligations, complete an acquisition or satisfy working capital needs. In exchange for the upfront payment, SVI recovers it's capital through a small discount to London FIX or SPOT at the time of delivery of raw dore or concentrate

  • Bullion sales to final clients interested in investing in physical gold

  • Providing government guaranteed precious metals investment and storage programs 

  • Deliveries of physical precious metals products and investment solutions to markets worldwide

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