Terrafranca Capital Partners provides high quality, independent and unbiased financial advice to clients in the mining and metals sector seeking to raise debt financing.
Our extensive experience in structuring and arranging financing from traditional and non-traditional sources of liquidity, for project development, acquisition, working capital needs and refinancing, allows us to provide bespoke advice for our clients. We work closely with management team to develop financing strategies that are best suited to achieve their specific objectives.
Terrafranca’s principals, Namrata and André, collectively have an extensive track record in advising on and arranging customized financings across several geographies, particularly in emerging markets. The firm’s core philosophy is to deliver optimized solutions, striking the delicate balance between risk allocation, debt quantum and all-in cost, certainty of funds, and ease of execution
Namrata founded Terrafranca Advisory in 2015, to provide independent debt financing advice to early-stage and small and mid-cap mining companies and investors. She has advised on bankability considerations, debt structuring and arranging on various mining projects in Europe and Africa since then. She previously had more than a decade of experience at Standard Chartered Bank, in Asia and UK, where she was a Director in the mining finance team focused on advising and arranging project and structured debt financing, acquisition financing and working capital funding for mining and metals clients. Namrata holds an MBA from London Business School, UK and a Bachelor of Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
André started his career as a geologist on various mines in South Africa and then moved into the financial sector in 1997. André has worked on project, acquisition and corporate facilities involving various sponsor sizes located on several continents. He was most recently a Senior Director in the Mining, Metals & Industries Finance team at Societe Generale, and previously worked in the Commodities Structuring team at ICBC Standard Bank in London and in the Mining & Metals Finance team Standard Bank in Johannesburg. He holds a Masters degree in Mineral Economics from The University of the Witwatersrand and a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Geology from The University of Cape Town.