Appian Capital Advisory LLP

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Appian Capital Advisory LLP
Type Private
Founded 2011
FounderMichael W. Scherb
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
IndustryFinance, metals, mining
OwnerMichael W. Scherb
Reference Official website

Appian Capital Advisory LLP is a British private equity firm. It is headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom. Appian Capital invests in various assets in the metals and mining industry.[1] It operates worldwide, including in North America, South America, Australia, and Africa.[2][3]


Appian Capital Advisory was founded in 2011 by Michael W. Scherb, an Austrian-Singaporean businessman and investor who currently serves as the firm's CEO.


Appian Capital has operations in:[4]

  • London, United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Perth, Australia
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Lima, Peru
  • Dubai, UAE


Appian Capital's management team includes the following people.[5]

  • Michael W. Scherb (founder and CEO)
  • Guillermo Kaelin (managing partner)
  • Graham Brown (senior operating partner)
  • Paul Harvey (senior operating partner)
  • William Lamb (senior operating partner)
  • Monica Pinto (chief financial officer)
  • Igor Gonzales (chief operating officer, technical)


Appian Capital's investments are largely undisclosed. Nonetheless, realizations include:

  • Roxgold[6], acquired by Fortuna Silver[7]
  • Peak Rare Earths[8], sale of royalty[9]
  • Caserones[10], sale of copper NSR royalty[11]
  • Avanco, sale to OZ Minerals[12]
  • Sale of royalty and repayment of credit facility on Harte Gold to Silver Lake[13]


Appian has raised multiple funds.[14] It also manages multiple billion dollars of capital for mostly institutional investors such as pensions, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations and family offices.[15]

Appian Natural Resources Fund

Appian Capital Advisory is also the investment advisor to the Appian Natural Resources Fund.[16]


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