OCIM group of privately held companies has a long
and successful history as a Trader and Financier
of Strategic 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 diversified into other strategic tangible assets such as coinage Precious Metals via its Geneva-based subsidiary. As a Merchant, OCIM trades physical metals across the full value chain, from producers to end users. As a Financier, OCIM invests in a wide variety of instruments and provides financing to the value chain with equity, debt, and alternative investments.
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.
PlanetGOLD: two years of projects for artisanal miners
On 30 March, 2021, PlanetGOLD held a videoconference as part of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. It was an opportunity to take a closer look at this ambitious and essential programme for the gold industry.