Mauritanian iron ore project
The largest iron ore financing globally in 2009 and in the history of Mauritania. One of the largest ever iron ore financings in Western Africa. Trade Finance Deal of the year 2010.
Mongolian copper gold mine project
The world’s largest, undeveloped copper-gold porphyry deposit. When completed, Oyu Tolgoi will be the first project financing in Mongolia and the largest project financing ever completed in the mining sector
Canadian rare earth elements project
One of the world’s largest undeveloped rare earth elements resources, the Project is one of the few sources of ‘heavy’ rare earth elements outside of China.
HCF consolidates its team with a high calibre hire – David Bellingham
November 23, 2020
HCF International Advisers Ltd (HCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bellingham as Managing Director. David will primarily be responsible for the origination and execution of financing transactions globally.
With a background as a mining engineer, a project finance lender and an equity investor, David brings considerable experience and knowledge across the full development cycle of projects.
“We are very pleased to have David join HCF and his wealth of experience in financing mining projects from traditional structured debt to alternative instruments and equity will complement the in-depth sector expertise of our team. David’s background adds to the HCF capability where the financing solution for projects is becoming more varied and complex, having to accommodate a range of financial products and contractual structures. David’s technical background is an important aspect as HCF bring a deep understanding of the challenges that miners face in developing a project and the implications they can have on the capital structure”
Guy de Selliers, President and Co-Founder of HCF
Before joining HCF, David was a senior advisor to Citibank’s global commodities team. David also led the mining investments team at Quantum Global, focused on private equity and mezzanine investment opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to that, David worked as a project finance banker with Nedbank, WestLB and Rothschild.
David has an MSc in Mining Engineering from Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter and a Degree in Business from Monash University. David is a CFA charterholder.
HCF International Advisers Limited is a London-based corporate finance boutique focused on the global metals and mining sector. HCF provides strategic and financial advice to mining companies across the complete project life cycle and the full capital structure, assisting in the sourcing of all classes of equity through to structured debt and alternative financing. HCF also has deep experience in working in emerging economies with a strong focus on the mitigation of political risk.
HCF International Advisers Limited
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