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The Shanghai Mining Club (formerly China Mining Club) was established in February 2020 by VSA Capital, Moshe Capital and the Koala Mining Review. Its purpose is to serve as a portal between East and West, providing members with a forum to connect and engage with each other and the broader Chinese investment community. 

The Founding Partners

VSA is a full-service investment bank with offices in London and Shanghai, with extensive experience in advising companies in the natural resources and extractive sectors on cross-border transactions


Moshe Capital is a 100% black women-owned South African advisory and investment firm established in 2013

Koala Mining is the largest WeChat mining blog in China with 5,000+ followers from the mining industry and related sectors and >50 online industry groups

With established local networks beginning in VSA's Shanghai office, the Club will leverage the expertise of the founding partners in their offices spanning the full reach of the Belt and Road Initiative.


Why join?


Annual conference attendance and speaking in China and 1:1 meetings at conference (subject to CV19 restrictions)


Regular intelligence updates on the Chinese political and economic landscape and mining sector


Bi-annual podcasts posted in English and Chinese

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Regional drinks receptions in London, Toronto, Johannesburg and Perth (subject to CV19 restrictions)


A video blog posted on the Shanghai Mining Club Website

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All materials distributed to Koala WeChat Mining Groups and accessing mining investors

Marketing Materials

Shanghai Mining Club membership will include production of digital and print copy marketing materials posted on our website and circulated at events.

VSA's partnership with the Koala Mining Review, China's largest WeChat mining blog, further provides a unique opportunity to present companies before a substantial professional readership. 


Shanghai Mining Club's headline event will be an October conference held in Beijing (subject to CV19 restrictions), bringing together members of the mining community with buy-side representatives and mining professionals in Asia. 

The annual conference will be organised by VSA Capital in conjunction with Koala Mining and its international partners as founding members of the SMC.

Regional Icebreaker Events

In addition to the headline conference, the SMC will hold additional receptions and speaker events through the year to suit members' schedules (subject to CV19 restrictions)

These events will be held in formal, high-grade venues providing suitable fora for members to expand their networks across the global mining community. 


Previous Clients in China

VSA Shanghai utilised its local network of contacts to source investors and market Millennial Lithium.

This process culminated in a strategic investment by a solar energy subsidiary of Hong Kong industrials giant GCL.

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C$30m Strategic Investment

Additional Selected Precedents

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VSA Capital London

VSA Capital Shanghai

Moshe Capital

New Liverpool House

15 - 17 Eldon Street

London EC2M 7LD

Tel: +44 (0)20 3005 5000

Cross Region Plaza

31A, 899 Lingling Rd.



+86 (0)21 5150 6828

The Place

1 Sandton Drive



+27 11 326 9986