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.

Gold mining takes on the challenge of reforestation
Gold mining is a singular industry in many ways. Unlike processing activities, which can easily be relocated, mining can only take place in very specific natural areas, often forested, which it occupies for varying lengths of time. ...
OCIM becomes a member of the Swiss Better Gold Association
As a key player in the gold value chain, OCIM is joining the association to provide a bridge to the Swiss market for artisanal miners, improve practices and enable Swiss manufacturers to benefit from responsible sourcing....
Responsible due diligence: a much-needed initiative for a multidimensional issue
The OECD 2023 Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains provided an opportunity to explore multiple perspectives on this strategic topic and highlight its multidimensional quality. OCIM Metals & Mining was present for the debates....
OCIM takes a majority stake in precious metals trader CI ESLOP
Ocim Metals & Mining SA (“OCIM”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in CI ESLOP (“Eslop”) and granted its new subsidiary alternative financing in the form of an offtake arrangement and gold prepayment in an initial amount of US$1.5 million....