Stephen Dobson

Stephen Dobson was managing director of Mirabaud Securities Australia, part of the Swiss based Mirabaud Group. Mr. Dobson has over 25 years' experience in global capital debt and equity markets. From 1987 to 2001, he held a range of positions as managing director of leading global investment bank Merrill Lynch & Co and was based in Sydney, New York, London, Singapore and Perth. Mr Dobson was responsible for debt and equity transactions for governments and corporations located across many jurisdictions. Prior to joining Sundance Resources, Mr Dobson was a director of several Australian and US based financial management firms with special focus on the global resources sector. Mr Dobson was appointed non-executive chair of Rift Valley Resources in November 2016, and had served as non-executive director of Carbine Resources, executive director of St Francis Group, and was foundation director of Perth based advisory firm Capital Investment Partners.
Bio last updated 19 May 2018

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rank
Non-Executive Director (Executive Chair August 2017-May 2018); (Non-Executive Chair 2016-2017)Rift Valley Resources2016 - 2018315
Non-Executive DirectorCarbine Resources2015 - 2016
Executive DirectorSundance Resources2005 - 200654
Executive DirectorCapital Investment Partners2004 - 2006
Managing DirectorMerrill Lynch1987 - 200129
Managing DirectorMirabaud2010 -

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Rift Valley Resources07 Feb 2018Bought228,572$0.02$5,268On-market trade
Rift Valley Resources31 Jan 2018Bought2,000,000$0.02$45,500On-market trade
Rift Valley Resources22 May 2017Bought500,000$0.03$13,250On-market trade
Rift Valley Resources05 May 2017Bought192,622$0.03$5,008On-market trade
Rift Valley Resources04 May 2017Bought951,722$0.03$24,745On-market trade

Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
Rift Valley Resources14,831,81614,831,816$341,132

Latest Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
15/12/17Rift Valley ResourcesPlacement$1.5m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 30/04/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
135thGME Resources82%49%
446thSundance Resources0%-48%
511thBeacon Minerals-8%64%
558thParkway Minerals-15%-41%
741stTrek Metals-52%84%
721 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


54th↑Sundance Resources$12.4m
67th↑Beacon Minerals$7.5m
68th↑Trek Metals$6.9m
71st↓GME Resources$5.3m
72nd↑Parkway Minerals$4.2m
507 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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