VANCOUVER, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - GMV Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "GMV") (TSX-V: GMV) is pleased to announce the
creation of an international Advisory Board with the initial
appointment of two distinguished advisors. The Advisory Board will
provide expert advice to the GMV Board of Directors and senior
management in specific areas including:
Mergers & acquisitions;
Increased financing exposure into new markets;
New business opportunities;
International business cultures and negotiations;
The Board of Directors anticipates the Advisory Board will assist the
company's growth and contribute to the creation of shareholder value
through the provision of expert advice in specific areas.
Mr. Dirk Hagge
Mr. Dirk Hagge is a licensed investment banker and resident of Germany.
He has over twenty-five years of practical and oversight experience in
international commercial and investment banking. As a fluent speaker of
several languages including German, English and Spanish he is able to
approach banking in a truly global manner. He was involved in some of
the most visible and largest financial transaction in European capital
markets, such as Eurotunnel, a €6 billion financing and Euro Disney, a
FF14 billion project financing.
Throughout his career Mr. Hagge has acted in various capacities such as
trader of international bonds and stocks, commercial banker, private
banker, investment manager and financial advisor to multinational
corporations. He has held various positions with some of the oldest
and most reputable banking institutions in Germany such as
HypoVereinsbank AG, Bankhaus Marcard, Stein & Co. (Banque Indosuez
Germany). Mr. Hagge is a Partner and Managing Director of Anglo German
Progressive Fund I Ltd., which acts as advisors to select individual
clients, family trusts and multinational corporations in Germany.
Representative clients include, the Quandt family ( which remains the
largest shareholder of BMW AG Group), Siemens AG, Kempinski Hotel AG,
Axel Springer AG and Melitta GmbH &Co KG.
Michael Berry, Ph.D.
Michael Berry was born in Colombia, raised in Canada. He is now a US
citizen and has now lived in the US for many years. After earning a
Ph.D. from Arizona State University (quantitative analysis and
investment finance), he was a professor at the Colgate Darden Graduate
School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. He
followed with the Wheat First Endowed Chair at James Madison University
in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Over time his career evolved into managing small and mid-cap Value
portfolios for Kemper Scudder and Milwaukee based Heartland Advisors.
Each year for the past 6 years he has been a guest lecturer at the
Federal Reserve in Washington DC. In 2010 he testified to Congress on
US natural resource policy.
Currently he publishes Morning Notes by Michael A. Berry, Ph.D. The
Notes discuss geopolitical, technological and economic trends and their
effect on capital markets. In addition, he identifies opportunities in
the area of natural resources, high technology and biotech for the
Discovery Investing strategy he developed. He may be reached at email@example.com or you may register to receive the Notes at www.discoveryinvesting.com
As well, subject to regulatory approval and pursuant to the company's
stock option plan, GMV announces that it has granted a total of
1,250,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers, employees and
consultants of the company. The options are exercisable at a price of
65 cents per share for a five-year period.
About GMV Minerals Inc.
GMV Minerals Inc. is a junior exploration company focused on the
discovery of gold assets in Guyana, South America where it holds
mineral rights to nearly 900 sq. miles. The Company currently has
approximately C$8.5M in treasury and is conducting a variety of
advanced exploration programs during 2011.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release or
has in any way passed upon the merits of the transaction and has
neither approved nor disproved the contents of this press release.
SOURCE GMV Minerals Inc.
For further information:
GMV Minerals Inc.
Tel: (604) 899-0106