Senior Standard Chartered Banker, Mark Sumner joins HCF

January 8, 2015

HCF International Advisers (“HCF”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Sumner as a Managing Director.

Mark joins HCF from Standard Chartered Bank in London, where his primary responsibilities as Global Co-Head of the Mining & Metals Corporate Finance division were the execution of financial advisory and lead arranging mandates in the sector.

“We are delighted that Mark has joined HCF and he will perfectly complement the in-depth sector expertise of our team. His appointment demonstrates the recognition of the significant value add that boutiques provide through their knowledge and independence versus the conflicts that banks have in playing multiple roles in transactions. Mark’s background as a mining engineer emphasises our focus on technical expertise and the need to have a detailed understanding of the challenges that miners face in developing a project, which builds on our strong affiliation with the Hatch Engineering Group”,
Guy de Selliers, President and Co-Founder of HCF

Mark has more than 25 years of mining and corporate finance experience in executing transactions globally. Mark started his career as a mining engineer with Gold Fields, prior to moving in to the finance sector.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mining Engineering and a post graduate GDE in Mining (Mineral Economics) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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Senior Standard Chartered Banker, Mark Sumner joins HCF

HCF International Advisers (“HCF”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Sumner as a Managing Director.

Mark joins HCF from Standard Chartered Bank in London, where his primary responsibilities as Global Co-Head of the Mining & Metals Corporate Finance division were the execution of financial advisory and lead arranging mandates in the sector.

“We are delighted that Mark has joined HCF and he will perfectly complement the in-depth sector expertise of our team. His appointment demonstrates the recognition of the significant value add that boutiques provide through their knowledge and independence versus the conflicts that banks have in playing multiple roles in transactions. Mark’s background as a mining engineer emphasises our focus on technical expertise and the need to have a detailed understanding of the challenges that miners face in developing a project, which builds on our strong affiliation with the Hatch Engineering Group”,
Guy de Selliers, President and Co-Founder of HCF

Mark has more than 25 years of mining and corporate finance experience in executing transactions globally. Mark started his career as a mining engineer with Gold Fields, prior to moving in to the finance sector.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mining Engineering and a post graduate GDE in Mining (Mineral Economics) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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