David Rhodes

David has over 30 years’ experience in the finance industry and as a result has arranged over US$10 billion of funding for mining companies across the globe.

Managing Director

David’s career in the finance industry has spanned more than twenty-five years. Prior to joining Endeavour over fourteen years ago, he was at Standard Bank London Limited, Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland. At Standard and Barclays, he sourced, structured and syndicated finance for mining projects and companies on a global basis (including advice on derivative products). Having lived and worked in London and New York he has international experience of the North/South American, European, CIS and African markets.  As a result, he has arranged over US$10 billion of funding for mining companies.


David Rhodes Deal Experience

  • Horizonte Minerals, Araguaia Ferronickel Project, Brazil, US$25m – Financial Advisor
  • Bacanora Lithium, Sonora Lithium Project, Mexico, US$150m – Financial Advisor
  • Lundin Gold, Fruta Del Norte Project, Ecuador, US$750m – Financial Advisor
  • Punjab Mineral Company, Chiniot-Rajoa and Kalabagh Project – Financial Advisor
  • True Gold Limited, Karma Gold Project, US$10m – Financial Advisor
  • Lydian International, Amulsar Gold Project, US$441m – Financial Advisor
  • Equus Petroleum Plc, Reserve Base Lending Facility, US$50m – Financial Advisor
  • Base Resources, Project Financing, US$210m – Financial Advisor
  • Lydian International, Project Financing, US$300m – Financial Advisor
  • Augusta Resources, Project Financing, US$1.5Bn – Financial Advisor
  • Endeavour Mining, Corporate Facility, US$350m – Financial Advisor
  • Equus Plc, Borrowing Base Facility, US$50m – Financial Advisor
  • EMC/Lero, Business Combination, US$463m – Financial Advisor
  • Equatorial, Toropah, US$75m – Arranger/Advisor
  • Orsu Metals, Varvainskoye Refinancing, US$300m – Financial Advisor
  • ENK, Sale of Business, US$80m – Financial Advisor
  • Endeavour Mining, Corporate Facility, US$200m – Financial Advisor
  • Petro, Project Loan, US$200m – Financial Advisor
  • Petro Rubiales, Corporate Loan, US$250m – Financial Advisor
  • Coal Corp, Corporate Bond, US$115m – Financial Advisor
  • Oriel Resources, Voskhod Project Financing, US$120m – Financial Advisor
  • Nevsun Resources, Bisha Project Financing, US$235m – Financial Advisor
  • Bema Gold, Kupol Project Financing, US$442m – Financial Advisor
  • Westmin, Lomas Bayas Project Financing, US$140m – Arranger
  • Coal Corp, Equipment Financing, US$60m – Financial Advisor
  • European Minerals, Varvarinskoye Project Financing, US$70m – Financial Advisor
  • Aur Resources, Acuisition of Quebrada Blanca, US$165m – Arranger
  • Antofagasta, El Tesoro Project Financing, US$205m – Arranger/Advisor
  • Dayton, Minera Anacollo Project Financing, US$50m – Arranger
  • Various, Antamina Financing, US$1320m – Arranger
  • Billiton Plc, Corporate Facility, US$1000m – Arranger
  • Apex Silver Mines, San Cristobal Project Financing, US$225m – Financial Advisor
  • Placer Dome, Corporate Facility, US$750m – Lead Arranger
  • Billiton Plc, Cerro Matoso Project Financing, US$240m – Arranger
  • Polymetal, Corporate Facility, US$120m – Arranger
  • Wheaton River, Corporate Facility, US$75m – Arranger
  • Ashanti Goldfields, Corporate Facility, US$200m – Lead Arranger
  • Barrick Gold, Bulyanhulu Project Financing, US$200m – Arranger
  • First Quantum, Kansanshi Project Financing, US$120m – Arranger
  • Ashanti Goldfields, Corporate Facility, US$185m – Arranger