AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Founded in 1962 in Stamford, Connecticut, Gerald Group is one of the world’s oldest and largest independent and employee-owned metal trading house for the merchanting of non-ferrous, ferrous and precious metals, as well as related concentrates and raw materials.
Gerald Group has a global market presence with 18 offices around the world, including trading hubs in Shanghai, Stamford and Morges. A dedicated and trusted partner to leading miners and processors, industrial consumers and major financial institutions, Gerald’s global footprint, conservative risk management culture, market expertise and innovative trading desks, supplemented with derivatives trading, logistics, warehousing, structured finance solutions and diverse strategic investments gives the Group an enviable metals manufacturing position and a key advantage in providing customers access to a diverse and steady supply of resources across the supply chain.
Gerald has significant mining related investments in assets across Africa, including wholly owned subsidiary, SL Mining, producing high quality 65%+ Fe iron ore at the Marampa mine in Sierra Leone and a minority investments in Alphamin Resources Corporation (TTXV:AFM), an emerging industrial tin concentrate producer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well investments in SOLAR, a Taiwanese publicly listed precious metals refining and recycling company. During 2018, Gerald has substantially developed its tin concentrate, cobalt concentrate, and chrome ore markets, which are set to expand. The largest commodity markets that Gerald participates in – copper, cobalt, tin and aluminium are a major part of the Electric Vehicle growth taking place, now and in the future.
The Group is in its 57th year of continuous positive net income with revenues of approximately US$10 billion and net assets over US$3 billion. Gerald is continuing to grow in the global commodity trading industry. As an independent, employee owned and controlled commodities merchant, Gerald is able to respond swiftly to opportunities and challenges, enabling it to strengthen its competitive positions in key markets
Our diverse and skilled employees are critical to Gerald’s success and satisfying the needs of our business partners. Gerald has no gender pay gap and is proud to be an industry leader in gender balance
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