Minerva supports VI Mining PLC as it lists on London’s NEX Exchange Growth Market and becomes the second largest company on the Exchange.

The shares of VI Mining PLC (ticker VIM), a Jersey incorporated company, were admitted for trading on the NEX Growth Market on 2 March 2018. The market capitalisation of VI Mining upon admission was GBP535 million making it the second largest company by market capitalisation on the exchange.

VI Mining PLC is an emerging gold and silver mining business focused on the operation and development of two high quality gold mining assets. The two projects are located in the La Libertad region in the northwest of Peru which is home to some of Peru's most significant gold and silver mines, operated by some of the world’s largest mining companies.

Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited, a leading independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, was appointed to provide corporate secretarial and administration support for VI Mining PLC working closely in a coordinated approach as part of the global advisory teams working for VI Mining PLC.

David Sumner, CEO at VI Mining PLC: “Our admission to the NEX Growth Market represents a significant transition for the company. Throughout the process we required the services of experienced and committed advisers used to dealing with the requirements of emerging international groups and we were delighted with the level of pro-active service provided. We would recommend Gavin and the Minerva team to other companies looking to join the NEX Growth Market".

Gavin Wilkins, Client Relationship Director at Minerva added: "We are delighted to work with VI Mining PLC and congratulate the management team on admission to the NEX Growth Market. Peru remains one of the most productive mining jurisdictions in the world and we are looking forward to supporting the management team as they embark on the next phase of their journey”.