Your Capital Markets Partner

for private and early stage public companies

Skanderbeg Capital Advisors is a boutique merchant bank and capital advisor firm. We are focused on identifying companies with highly prospective business opportunities in the natural resource, technology, biotech and special situations sectors.

Your Capital Markets Partner

for private and early stage public companies

Skanderbeg Capital Advisors is a boutique merchant bank and capital advisor firm. We are focused on identifying companies with highly prospective business opportunities in the natural resource, technology, biotech and special situations sectors.

Structuring undervalued assets

to deliver superior growth

At Skanderbeg we structure, invest, finance and advise on capital markets strategies that are synergistic with co-investment partners and financiers. 

We work with companies, managements and assets that we believe can deliver superior growth and shareholder returns. 

Mario Vetro

Partner

Mr. Vetro began working in the finance industry with one of the top investor relations firms in North America. working in the finance industry with one of the top investor relations firms in North America. Over a 5 year span, he helped grow the company with over $500 million in equity raises and buyouts ranging from $100 mullion to $1.5 billion. There he built a track record of helping to finance and grow public companies, as well as increase their liquidity through a global financial network. Mr. Vetro is a graduate of UBC with a major in Political Science.

Carson
seabolt

Partner

Mr. Seabolt is a seasoned investor and financier that is well versed in finance and marketing strategies for micro-cap Canadian companies. He was previously active with a leading Toronto-based merchant bank focused on the global resource sectors and recently co-founded and purpose built K92 Mining Corp. to capitalize on divestments initiated by Global Major Barrick Gold Corp. which resulted in the acquisition of the fully developed, multi-million ounce Kainantu Gold mine in Papua New Guinea.

KENNETH COTIAMCO

Managing Director

With well over a decade of corporate finance and investment planning experience, Mr. Cotiamco executes capital market strategies that are complimentary to co-investment partners and financiers. He began his career as a wealth planner at Scotia Securities before joining Leede Jones Gable, one of Canada’s top rated independent investment firms, where he lead several TSX Venture and CSE listings raising well over a quarter billion dollars

flagship deal

K92 Mining Corp. A market cap over $1 billion

K92 Mining owns and operates the Kainantu Gold Mine in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea.

Raised over $50 million for their IPO on the TSX in 2016.

K92 became one of the first unicorns of the gold market, eclipsing $1 billion market cap.

The listing is regarded as one of the top Junior IPO’s from a liquidity and performance perspective.

Current Deal

Havn Life Sciences $15 million raised

Havn Life Sciences is a biotechnology company pursuing standardized extraction of psychoactive compounds, the development of a full range of natural healthcare products, and innovative mental health treatments to support brain health. 

Raised $15 million in capital over six month and several financing rounds at step-up valuations.

We assembled a veteran team of CPG and research experts in key roles within the organization.

Current Deal

Freeman Gold Corp $9.2 Million raised

A start-up gold mining company based in Idaho, Freeman Gold is targeting high quality, near surface ounces in a top tier jurisdiction.

We acquired the Lemhi Gold asset for the company and built them a highly accomplished and experienced team with a track record of success.

Raised $6.5 million initially via a bought deal by Canada’s two largest independent investment dealers.

Then, we raised $1.2 million at $10 million valuation and four months later we raised $1.5 million at $15 million valuation.