Franco-Nevada Corp.

Franco-Nevada Corp.

Franco-Nevada Corp.

Date Founded



199 Bay Street,Suite 2000,Commerce Court West,Toronto, ON M5L 1G9

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Non-Energy Mining & Minerals
Metal Manufacturing & Products
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Franco-Nevada Corporation is the leading gold royalty and stream company by both gold revenues and number of gold assets. The Company trades under the symbol FNV on both the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. Franco-Nevada has delivered superior returns to investors through its diversified portfolio of cash-flow producing assets and interests in some of the largest new gold development and exploration projects in the world. Franco-Nevada provides yield and more upside than a gold ETF with less risk than an operating gold company. Its business model benefits from rising commodity prices and new discoveries while limiting exposure to operating and capital cost inflation. Franco-Nevada has substantial cash with no debt and is generating growing cash flow that is being used to expand its portfolio and to increase dividends. Management and the Board are significant shareholders and are dedicated to the maximization of Franco-Nevada’s share price

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November 9, 2018
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November 5, 2018
Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Managing Director-Oil & Gas

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Head-Investor Relations

Vice President-Geology

Corporate Affairs

Board of Directors

Former President at Newmont Mining Corporation

Chief Executive Officer at Franco-Nevada Corp.

Chief Executive Officer at Resource Capital Funds

Chancellor-Emeritus at University of Toronto

Chief Executive Officer at Rockcliff Group Ltd.

President & Chief Executive Officer at G Mining Services, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer & Director at MEG Energy Corp.

Former Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Vedanta Resources Plc

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Van Eck Associates Corp. manages investments in hard assets, emerging markets, precious metals (including gold) and other specialized asset classes. The firm's mutual funds are designed to offer innovative diversification across asset classes with returns that have low correlations to traditional US equity and fixed-income investments. Van Eck also offers ETFs, separate accounts and alternative investments. The firm employs a top-down approach to identify attractive potential markets and sectors and then conducts bottom-up analysis of individual stocks. Their portfolios are benchmarked against indices based on the portfolio's investment types and geographic focus and client preferences.

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BMO Asset Management manages a variety of Canadian equity portfolios including large-cap, small-cap, dividend growth and income, as well as specialized mandates such as natural resources and precious metals. The firm also manages a range of fixed-income portfolios including money market, short term, universe, long bonds and mortgage mandates. For clients seeking exposure outside of Canada, they offer a US equity only portfolio in cooperation with Harris Investment Management of Chicago and an EAFE portfolio in cooperation with Pyrford International of London. BMO also offers a foreign equity pooled fund which incorporates the growth-oriented US equity style from Harris Investment Management with EAFE investments from Pyrford International.BMO seeks to achieve consistent, above average returns through a risk-controlled approach to asset management. The firm attempts to reduce risk through the use of different asset classes, diversification and intensive individual security analysis. Their equity investment approach focuses on investments in companies with the potential to create long-term wealth. Though not limited by sector, the firm tends to invest in the stocks of companies in the finance, energy minerals, non-energy minerals and industrial services sectors. BMO's fixed-income investment approach seeks capital preservation and returns commensurate with a given level of risk.

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CI Investments (CI) offers an array of mutual funds, including over 90 core funds. These funds include an array of portfolio managers who cover the full spectrum of investment styles and strategies focusing on various regions, asset classes and industries. CI also offers CI Corporate Class and T-Class. The T-Class seeks to provide predictable tax-deferred cash flows without sacrificing choice of investments. These funds include income, balanced, equity or managed solutions. The CI Corporate Class is suitable for clients investing outside of a registered plan and is designed to reduce tax liability. It also allows clients to draw tax-efficient cash flow from their investments through T-Class funds.CI's G520 Series funds are guaranteed to distribute annual cash flow amounting to 5% of the guaranteed asset value of the investment for 20 years while maintaining equity exposure for growth potential. The G520 Series combines underlying funds managed by CI's portfolio managers with a risk management overlay to provide guaranteed cash flow for retirement.CI's segregated funds combine the advantages of mutual funds with the security of insurance. The policies for CI's segregated funds are issued by two insurance companies: Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada and ivari. The funds cover all asset classes and investment styles and may be managed internally or by third party managers.CI offers managed account investment solutions based on strategic asset allocation. The Portfolio Series is designed to meet a variety of investor profiles, from income to maximum growth. Portfolios invest in a mix of CI mutual funds and are diversified by asset class, region and sector. CI's Portfolio Select Series offers a selection of model portfolios based on strategic asset allocation and are customized to meet each client's objectives. The Portfolio Select Series also uses the CI Corporate Class platform, allowing for true tax efficiency.In addition, CI offers access to alternative investments including deposit notes, labor-sponsored funds, hedge funds, closed-end funds and limited partnerships. These investments may have a negative correlation to traditional investments and are useful in providing additional diversification and risk management.

Recent Transactions
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Franco-Nevada Corp. issued Common Stock

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Noront Resources Ltd. purchases Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. /2 Subsidiaries from Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.

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Franco-Nevada Corp. issued Common Stock

Transaction Clients

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Advised on Noront Resources Ltd. purchases Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. /2 Subsidiaries from Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.

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Co-Head, Global Metals & Mining Group

Advised onFranco-Nevada Corp. issued Common Stock

Advisors & Consultants

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP


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