Sector Expert: C. Michael O'Brian

Nairbo Investments

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Michael O'Brian's career in investment stretches back to 1958 when he worked with the Bank of Montreal as an inspector throughout British Columbia. He later served as an institutional and retail representative with Pitfield Mackay Ross, now RBC Dominion Securities; a director and vice-president of Canaccord Capital; and president and chief executive officer of C.M. Oliver & Co. Over the past 12 years, O'Brian has concentrated on investing in natural resources and technology companies. He was a major shareholder in Gateway Casinos Inc., which was started with a group of investors for $2 million and sold 16 years later for $1.3 billion. Today, O'Brian is a director of numerous private and public companies. He is also is an active supporter of philanthropic pursuits and an avid art collector.



Recent Interviews

Michael O'Brian: Gold Isn't All That Glitters (11/9/11)

Michael O'Brian has learned to apply some philosophies as an avid art collector to his successful investment career: an investor should always be in it for the long term. O'Brian's principles have led him to look beyond gold to copper and some special projects for long-term gains. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, O'Brian, president of private investment firm Nairbo Investments, talks about why he's just as likely to sink his resources into a copper project as he is into gold.

Recent Quotes

"Once NGC completes feasibility and, shares could trade materially higher."

The Gold Report Interview with Michael O'Brian (11/9/11)
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"RDK is a top takeover candidate. Major companies that are looking at its project."

The Gold Report Interview with Michael O'Brian (11/9/11)
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"El Dovio will change everything very quickly for CMJ."

The Gold Report Interview with Michael O'Brian (11/9/11)
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