Private Equity: Successfully Navigating the Mining Industry

18 Jan 2018

Owen Hegarty

Executive Chairman,
EMR Capital

The Asia Mining Club invites you to a luncheon with Owen Hegarty, Executive Chairman of EMR Capital, a specialist resources private equity company.

With strategic activity increasing in the mining world, private equity firms are becoming a more important participant in M&A transactions in the sector. Traditionally a challenging sector for private equity given the inherent volatility and long cycle times of the mining industry‎, successful PE firms like EMR Capital have had to navigate these challenges. Come and hear one of the industries leading private equity executives discuss how to meet these unique challenges.

Individual tickets

Reserve your ticket today via or contact Joan Lai, Club Secretary at or +852-2522-8107.

A branded table of ten for your company and invited guests is priced at HK$8,000.

Individual tickets are priced at just HK$700.

Date - 18 Jan 2018 (Thursday)
Time - 12:00pm Reception, 12:30pm Lunch, 2:00pm Close
Venue - Watermark Seafood Bar and Grill,
Level P. Central Pier 7, Star Ferry,
Central, Hong Kong

Price - HK$700 per person; HK$8,000 per Branded Table (10 pax)
Dress code - Business Attire


Speaker Profile

Owen Hegarty has more than 40 years of experience in the global mining industry including 25 years with the Rio Tinto group where he was Managing Director of Rio Tinto Asia and Rio Tinto’s Australian copper and gold business.

Owen was the founder and Managing Director of Oxiana Limited, where he led the growth of Oxiana from a junior explorer to a major Asia Pacific base and precious metals producer. Oxiana merged with Zinifex to become OZ Minerals.

Owen is also Chairman of the Tigers Realm Minerals Group and Non-Executive Director of Tigers Realm Coal. Owen until recently was Vice Chairman of ASX listed Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).

Owen is a Fellow and Former Director of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of government and industry resources advisory bodies.

In 2006, Owen was awarded the AusIMM Institute Medal for his leadership and achievements in the mining industry, and in 2008 he was awarded the GJ Stokes Memorial Award for his distinguished service to the mining industry.

Owen is currently the Executive Chairman of EMR Capital, a specialist resources private equity company.