NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Casimir Capital, a premier North American investment bank specializing in natural resources, officially announced today that Eric Allison, a 30 year industry veteran, will serve as its new Director of Research and Chief Geologist. Casimir Capital L.P. and Casimir Capital Ltd. now have a total of 6 research analysts that collectively boast 6 decades of research experience and maintain coverage on 30 mining and energy companies. With the addition of Mr. Allison, the group intends to increase its research universe to include 50 companies by the end of 2011.
Alderon Resource, Allied Gold Mining, Andina Minerals, Arsenal Energy, AQM Copper, Brigus Gold, DeeThree Exploration, Double Eagle Petroleum, Eastmain Resources, Exall Energy, Extorre Gold Mines, Golden Predator, La Mancha Resources, Lake Shore Gold, Lion One Metals, NiMin Energy, Palliser Oil & Gas, Red 5, Richmont Mines, Prodigy Gold, Robust Resources, Scorpio Mining, Samson Oil & Gas, Spartan Oil, St. Andrew Goldfields, Timmins Gold, Trevali Mining, Western Copper, WestFire Energy, Whitecap Resources.
Casimir Capital's research is available via its company website, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Capital IQ and Zacks Investment Research.
Casimir Capital L.P. and Casimir Capital Ltd. have successfully financed companies in the mining and energy industries for the better part of the last decade. A list of recent investment banking transactions can be found at Casimir Capital News.
Mr. Allison is a geologist with over 30 years of experience in the natural resources industry including technical evaluation M&A and business development with mining and energy companies located in over 20 countries around the world.
Prior to joining Casimir Capital, Mr. Allison was a Director and Vice President at Sempra Commodities from 1999-2009 where he was responsible for the business development activities at Sempra Metals & Concentrates and Sempra Energy Trading. He served on the Board of Directors of several of Sempra's wholly owned companies including Sempra Metals Limited, Sempra Metals & Concentrates and Henry Bath Warehouses.
From 1994-1999, Mr. Allison served as a consultant to various companies and law firms including Cyprus Amax Minerals, Phelps Dodge and Schlumberger. Eric was the Director of Business Development for Amax Energy from 1991-1994 and served as the head of Planning and Analysis at Amax Oil & Gas from 1988-1991.
Mr. Allison worked for SPG Exploration from 1982-1988, first as Chief Geophysicist and then as Exploration Manager. From 1980-1982, Eric was a geophysicist for Texaco.
Mr. Allison received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Brown University in 1978 and a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Georgia in 1980.
SOURCE Casimir Capital L.P.