Alternative Assets Finance

OCIM group of privately held companies has a long
and successful history as a Trader and Financier
of Alternative Assets.

Established in Paris in 1961, OCIM is headed by a third-generation member of the founding family.

Besides its core historical business in Real Estate, OCIM has expanded into other tangible assets such as Precious and Strategic Metals, via its Geneva and Toronto-based subsidiaries.

As a Merchant, OCIM trades metals across the full value chain, from producers to end users.
As a Financier, OCIM provides funding to the value chain with debt instruments and structured trade finance.

Our objective: build fair and mutually beneficial relationships in a sustainable development approach
Laurent Mathiot, CEO of OCIM Finance

Our business model relies on our capacity to efficiently source and negotiate off-market high value-added deals and to federate a network of trusted partners. We contemplate every opportunity in a holistic manner, looking at all operational and financial considerations from a risk mitigation perspective. The objective of this approach is the creation of fair and mutually beneficial relationships with sustainable development always in mind.

Copper: The future is green
Structural demand growth tied to decarbonization combined with limited supply development is expected to result in large copper deficits. Robin Bhar, respected consultant in mining and metals, explains why there is an urgent requirement to launch new projects and to allocate sufficient capital to fi...
OCIM closes a US$ 5 Million Prepaid Gold Purchase Agreement with TRX Gold
Ocim Metals & Mining SA (“OCIM”) is pleased to announce the closing of a prepaid gold purchase deal in the amount of US$ 5 million with TRX Gold Corporation (TSX: TNS; NYSE: TRX)....
Prepayment financing: a mutually beneficial arrangement... Under certain conditions!
Mining is a unique industry in many ways. For one thing, it is highly capital intensive, requiring heavy investment and a significant amount of cash to operate on a daily basis. It also entails a set very distinct operating cycles, each phase of which has its own specific economic and financial chal...