The President and CEO, Han Ilhan, said: “On behalf of the Board and senior management, I would like to welcome Jeremy and Gage to the Aldridge team.
“Jeremy and Gage bring a wealth of mining and capital markets experience to Aldridge and we look forward to benefiting from their extensive industry knowledge as we advance the development of the Yenipazar Project.”
South is currently Managing Partner of a private equity group based in Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in M&A, capital markets and private equity in Europe, North America and Australia. This includes a number of senior positions in investment banking at Deutsche Bank, NatWest Markets and Deloitte. For 10 years ended December 2016, South served as Global Leader, Mining M&A Advisory at Deloitte. He also served as the Asia Pacific Leader M&A, Energy & Resources. Based in Beijing, China, for a four-year period, he has advised leading Asian trading houses and financial investors on mining M&A, financing and strategy, and counted some of the largest companies in Asia as clients. He is also a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.
Jull, meanwhile, is a co-founder and Principal of Bordeaux Capital. He has more than two decades of experience in corporate finance covering the oil and gas, fertilizer and agriculture, mining, technology and industrial sectors. He has acted as a lead underwriter on a number of cross border equity and debt offerings involving assets around the world with capital sourced in Canada the US and the UK. His experience in finding demand and leading financing transactions in several jurisdictions has been a key element in completing significant financing for his clients in Canada, the UK and the US. He has completed over 200 such financings and M&A transactions in the course of his career. Jull holds a B.Sc. degree from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, and holds both P.Eng. and CFA designations.