February 2017 | Business View Magazine

78 79 D undee Precious Metals, Inc. (DPM) is a Canadian-based, international mining company engaged in the ac- quisition, exploration, development, mining, and processing of precious metal properties. The company was formed in the early 1980s as a closed-end, resource invest- ment fund,with interests in gold and other pre- cious metal resource companies.“It ran that way for almost 20 years,” says DPM’s President and CEO, Rick Howes.“The fund was closed in 2003,when the company decided to convert to an operating gold and precious metal mining company.” That year, DPM acquired two gold assets in Bulgaria: Chelopech, which is a gold, copper, and silver mine located east of Sofia; and Kru- movgrad, an open pit gold project that recently Dundee Precious Metals, Inc. Dundee Precious Metals, Inc. A progressive miner of gold And we’re doing some work in other regions around the world. We also have a corporate devel- opment team that looks at pos- sible acquisition opportunities, globally, to continue to grow the business. RicK Howes PRESIDENT & CEO