Avion was a gold mining company focused in West Africa. Avion’s team purchased and turned around distressed assets leveraging their technical expertise and ability to advance projects through unique and difficult situations.
- Purchased the Tabakoto mine and re-started it after identifying mining inefficiencies and re-engineering
- Significantly expanded resource base through acquisitions and successful exploration in Burkina Faso
- Operated and executed successfully through civil unrest and a coup, delivering record months
Sold to Endeavour in Aug 2012 for C$400 million, generating significant value to shareholders.