Sector Expert: Derek Macpherson

Red Cloud Securities

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Derek Macpherson is Vice President Mining Analysis at Red Cloud Klondike Strike; before joining M Partners he worked as a mining analyst for M Partners and in mining research for a bank-owned investment dealer. Prior to entering capital markets, MacPherson spent six years working as a metallurgist. Macpherson has a Bachelor of Engineering and Management in materials science and a finance-focused MBA.



Recent Interviews

M Partners' Derek Macpherson Found Three Resource Companies that Have Done the ImpossibleŚIncreased in Value 30% This Year (4/15/15)
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If you don't like what people are saying about you, change the conversation. Derek Macpherson, an analyst with Toronto-based M Partners, covers three companies that are up over 30% year-to-dateŚand he believes those companies are performing because they got the market's attention by changing the conversation. In this interview with The Gold Report, Macpherson says companies that can change their narrative on the flyŚand deliverŚwill inevitably perform. Macpherson covers some performers and others that he expects will perform in H2/15 and beyond.

The Best Offense Remains a Good Defense: M Partners' Derek Macpherson (10/7/14)
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With a strong dollar currently depressing the precious metals prices, M Partners Mining Analyst Derek Macpherson believes that fundamentals will kick in eventually and bring prices back up. In this interview with The Mining Report, he advises investors to look for low-risk companies on solid footing and discusses some of his favorite names that are poised to come out fighting.

Derek Macpherson: Is It a Love Affair or a Tryst? (3/12/14)

Investors have again begun flirting with the junior mining sector. Will it lead to a love affair or is it just a tryst? Derek Macpherson, a mining analyst with M Partners, believes it is still too early to be taking on high-risk, high-leverage names. In this interview with The Gold Report, he advises investors to carefully choose low-risk companies, even in this early stage of a rising gold price environment, and names a handful that investors could fall in love with.

Recent Quotes

"VIPR's El Rubi main zone returned 133 g/t Ag and 77.9 g/t Au over 1m."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (12/16/20)
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"With SEA's Snowfield acquisition, KSM's gold leverage has increased."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (12/10/20)
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"GLDC's Sable shear zone returned the highest grades to date at Taurus."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (12/9/20)
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"GLDC's second set of assays appears better than the first."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (12/2/20)
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"VOX agreed to acquire a royalty on the Brits vanadium project."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (11/26/20)
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"VOX is expected to earn about $7.6M in revenue by 2023."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (11/18/20)
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"SEA may have encountered a large Au-Cu porphyry system at Iskut."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (11/12/20)
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"Drill results demonstrate bulk-tonnage potential of GLDC's Taurus."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (11/11/20)
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"VOX announced its 15th royalty acquisition since going public in May."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (11/11/20)
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"The scale makes SEA's KSM an attractive asset for potential partners."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (10/29/20)
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"VIPR released assays from six El Rubi holes; four hit mineralization."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (10/29/20)
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"We are initiating coverage on VOX with a Buy rating. . .the company is set to outperform other new entrants to the royalty space."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (9/2/20)
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"VIPR's limited drilling at El Rubi has defined a subvertical system."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (8/27/20)
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"The Brauna royalty should generate immediate cash flow for VOX."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (8/25/20)
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"TLG's open-pit resources at Troilus grew from about 68% of the total resources in 2019 to about 80% in 2020."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (7/29/20)
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"VIPR is mobilizing a rig to the next high priority target, Rubi East."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (7/17/20)
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"The Segilola royalty marks the fifth VOX has acquired since May."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (7/13/20)
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"VOX entered an agreement to acquire a royalty on the Bulong project."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (6/30/20)
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"VOX has entered into agreements to acquire two royalties."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (6/16/20)
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"VIPR is primed to materially grow La Virginia in 2020."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (6/4/20)
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"VOX is focused on acquiring royalties in noncompetitive processes."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (5/28/20)
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"SEA's stock should do well in the emerging gold bull market."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Mining Capital (4/27/20)
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"VIPR released initial drill results from the Macho Libre target."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (4/23/20)
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"We increased our target on SEA; it remains one of our Top Picks."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (4/16/20)
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"SEA stock should do well in the coming bull market."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (3/31/20)
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"Consistent grades suggest VIPR's El Rubi is an economic deposit."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (3/30/20)
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"Red Cloud has a Buy rating on SEA."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (1/31/20)
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"SEA identified four new porphyry targets at its KSM project."

— Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities (12/18/19)
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