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 has been providing strategic and financial advice exclusively within the natural resources and infrastructure sectors for over 15 years.
HCF has a proven track record in structuring complex transactions in challenging jurisdictions, with a strong focus on the mitigation of political risk and has strong ties with PRI providers including the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). Another key strength of HCF is assisting in raising strategic equity funding primarily from industry participants and also from sector focused financial investors.
As a completely independent advisory firm, HCF is not burdened with the conflicts of interest that arise from teams attached to brokerage houses or commercial banks. We assist clients in securing debt funding under the best possible terms and structures, through our understanding and expertise in the complete range of debt products and our access to and close relationships with debt providers, including but not limited to International Development Institutions, Export Credit Agencies and Commercial Banks.
At HCF we have executed transactions in over 20 countries across 6 continents. The HCF team of 14 professionals has excellent relationships with government institutions at all levels around the world and detailed experience of government strategies and political drivers towards companies. HCF is independent from but strongly affiliated with the Hatch Engineering Group which allows HCF access to detailed technical expertise, strategic market intelligence, and a senior industry network outside of HCF’s global network.