RBC Capital Markets’ Des Kilalea Named Mining Analyst of the Year

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“There’s a little bit of luck involved,” says the RBC Capital Markets analyst


SmallCapPower caught up with RBC Capital Markets’ Des Kilalea at Mines and Money London, where he was awarded the Mining Analyst of the Year at the closing gala. Asked what contributed to his win, he credits a combination of luck and timing. Find out about the sectors that he covers, as well as his rise to an award-winning analyst from an unconventional career path.

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This year’s Mining Journal Outstanding Achievement Awards and Gala Dinner took place at the Hilton on Park Lane in London, England. The awards ceremony was hosted by Dominic Firsby and Amanda Van Dyke, Fund Manager, Peter House Asset Management. The Gala dinner attracted 1,000 industry leaders from all corners of the mining investment world. The night was a glittering evening of entertainment with an opportunity to honour the companies and individuals who exhibited outstanding achievement in the following nine categories

  • Country Award
  • Exploration Award
  • Corporate Development Award
  • Small and Mid- Cap Deal of the year award
  • Chief Executive of the Year Award
  • Advisors & AMA Analyst Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award