Representative SinoPowell Transactions
Mining in Brazil
Publicly traded mining company needed financial partner, off taker and logistical support to sell and transport manganese from remote mine site to Amazon River port for export.
Took Client to Beijing and closed investment and long-term off take agreement with Fortune 500 state owned Chinese steel company. SinoPowell co-invested in Project. Partners visited mine site numerous times to complete due diligence, and coordinate rail transport of ore to port and final seaborne shipment to China.
Investment in Africa
Two publicly traded mining companies announced their joint divestiture of African subsidiary selling iron ore to SinoPowell client in China that threatened existing supply contract.
Bid for mining company with existing Chinese off taker, equity investor and US Government debt source. Proposal included plan to increase capacity on rail line to ports of export by purchasing and then leasing rolling stock (i.e. locomotives and rail wagons) to national logistics company.
Logistics in Africa
Miners in Asian country sought rail solution to replace existing inefficient and expensive trucking option for transporting coal and other minerals to China border.
Formed rail locomotive and wagon equipment leasing company with vendors, local investor/partner and US Government debt. SinoPowell coordinated government appoval and is equity owner. Will lease locos and wagons to miners too small to own rolling stock on their own. Management by local partner.
Finance Project in Africa
Government of large African nation needed technical, financial and operational assistance to establish stock exchange to modernize economy and attract foreign investment.
Worked with MENA (Middle East North Africa) Region affiliate to bring Saudi investor to Project. SinoPowell has equity stake and designed exchange, recruited manager and advisors, arranged US Government debt and worked with national regulators.
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