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Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated investors on the Gubong and Kochang gold mines in South Korea buy out deal. Specifically it informs us of an agreement “to the request of the Independent Expert to extend the period” of valuation determination...
Another day and another sign arrives suggesting that BlueBird Merchant Ventures (BMV) is heading for great things. There are three pieces of news.
Shares in Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) have raced ahead to 5.35p (well up on our 2.5p offer share tip) but there is every reason to hang on for even bigger gains. The latest news is very exciting indeed for we loyal shareholders...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated its shrewd investors with news, including that “it is expected that an Independent Expert will shortly be nominated under the terms of the Joint Venture Agreements with Southern Gold. The Independent Expert will make a value determination within 30 days of being appointed” and also “with regards to its gold project in the Philippines that has remained dormant since mid 2016”...
This is very good news. We are now just 30 days from Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) being the owner of not 50% but 100% of two, close to production, Korean gold mines which ultimately can produce at 100,000 oz a year but can be up to 30,000 oz really very quickly. A market cap of below £18 million patently fails to discount this...
I have shares in Bluebird (BMV) and think that at 4.25p they are cheap. They should, IMHO, be trading at 6p and might get into double figures if it can resolve issues with its Aussie, soon to be ex, partners in Korea. But a 34.79p target price, a 69p DCF valuation, is insane as I explained in detail in bearcast yesterday HERE. But that is the target price of Align Research, which owns almost 4% of the shares, and its boss Richard Jennings wants to defend that viewpoint and being a fair man I allow him to do so.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced that its JV partner in South Korea is pulling out. But this is a blessing in disguise. We are told...
Previously updating on Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) we’ve noted confidence that funding to take it to gold production would be concluded… and now an update including that the company “is pleased to report that the South Korean company has successfully completed its due diligence and has advanced to the point at which financing terms will be confirmed shortly”...
A further Funding Update announcement from gold project developer in South Korea, Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) – and the shares further higher to 3.8p…
I am a big fan of Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV). I expect it to secure loan funding to ensure opening of its first gold mine very soon and that folks will then realise that this is perhaps the cheapest London listed gold play. I really could see its shares trebling from the current 2.45p mid. But there is one problem, its non executive chairman Jonathan Morley-Kirk simply has to be fired, not only from Bluebird but from Big Dish Ventures (DISH) as well. I have written to senior director Aidan Bishop.
Previously updating on Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) we noted with the shares around 2p that, considering the gold production opportunity, the funding requirement is modest. Now “the Korean focused gold development group, is pleased to announce a funding update and a statement with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic”…
Shortly before Christmas an early present: Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce that it has now officially received a 'Permit to Develop' the Kochang mine”… This must surely kickstart a big re-rate.
Towards the end of September, we updated on Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) Gubong permit formal communication progress & Kochang set to follow. Now we have a “Gubong Permit Received” announcement… This makes the shares look very cheap indeed.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce that… it has now received formal communication from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in South Korea, confirming that the application for a 'Permit to Develop' the Gubong mine is to be granted” as well as updating including “the Kochang application is progressing well”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce that confirmation has been received that the ‘Permit to Develop’ the Gubong Mine has been granted”…
An “Operational and Permitting Update” from Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV), including of “delay… due to a change in the Counter Measure Against Natural Disasters Act, which had a section pertaining to mining which potentially allowed for multiple interpretations”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce that it has now officially received confirmation of the drilling grant from KORES for its Kochang drilling programme”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce that it has received a positive response to the application for the 'permit to develop' the Gubong Mine”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced a £0.4365 million placing at 2.25p per share - with £0.1865 million of that from directors Colin Patterson, Charles Barclay and Aidan Bishop - to further progress its South Korean gold projects towards targeted first gold pour in the fourth quarter of this year…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced that the application for the 'permit to develop' the Kochang Mine has been submitted and updated on other timescales…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) says that it “is pleased to announce its Interim Report and Accounts for the half year ended 31 December 2018… and to provide an operational update on the Kochang Mine”...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to see strong correlation in the results of the underground sampling programme carried out by KORES, with that conducted by the company in the same area in the first half of 2018”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce the application for a grant for an assisted drilling programme at Kochang from KORES, the submission of the report on the feasibility of re-opening the mine to Southern Gold and the application for the permit to develop Gubong from the South Korean Government”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated on its 2019 strategy, including “gold production to commence by the end of 2019”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce excellent results relating to initial metallurgical test work conducted on a composite ore sample from Kochang Mine”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “has completed a review of all data to date, related to the Kochang gold and silver mine. As a result it has derived an initial estimate of the mineral potential available for the redevelopment of the mine”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) is “pleased to have completed a premium private placement given the current market conditions. This demonstrates the confidence in our South Korean projects and in the progress that has been made as we continue to move towards our goal of reopening the mines”. So, what’s the detail?...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated that it “has completed required Kochang expenditure for JV” and “locates and finds accessible open mining areas at the Kochang silver mine adjoining the gold workings which were in a good condition”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated on both of its South Korean mining projects, Gubong and Kochang - and on expected upcoming developments…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced a progress update from Kochang in South Korea. It is …getting there...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated that it has delivered “the final deliverable needed for the formation of the 50:50 joint venture with Southern Gold” and that the work “supports its previously stated view that the establishment of a low capital cost mine at Gubong is achievable”…
Before you consider the latest news from Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) just consider that, at 2.8p-3p, the market cap is a paltry £5.36 million. Bluebird has more than one asset but focus on just one for now: Kochang, where it has now formalised a 50/50 JV with Aussie based Southern Gold.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced further results from underground channel sampling at Kochang on in-situ ore left behind by the original miners – including emphasising “the samples show positive indications of high average gold and silver grades” and “orogenic deposits typically extend over 1 kilometre in depth and Kochang has only been developed to a depth of 150 metres”…
Previously writing on Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) last week, we noted there looks news flow aplenty to potentially spark the shares – and now there’s an announcement of Kochang Underground Grab Sample Results…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) “is pleased to announce excellent results relating to the initial metallurgical test work conducted on ore from Adit 4 at the Gubong mine”…
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced from the Gubong project “results from the water discharge have been certified to show no heavy metals proving the effectiveness of our water treatment plant”, reinforcing “strong community and government support for the reopening”…
We own shares in Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) and have done since its IPO. It has been a bumpy ride but things are now going very much the right way and at c3p they are very cheap. Here is Charles Barclay to explain why.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated on ongoing progress at the Gubong and Kochang gold/silver projects – featuring water treatment and metallurgical test work for the former and assays for the latter…
In tandem to completion of the required farm-in expenditure of $500,000 at the Gubong mine, Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced signing of the joint venture agreement.
Okay, Bluebird (BMV) is a corporate client of broker SP Angel so take this report with a pinch of salt but analyst John Meyer is no fool - although he sometimes lacks a sense of humour. And the 24 page report is very detailed. And of course we own the shares and I do think they are cheap at 3.8p although I'm not sure that i am as optimistic as Meyer. Anyhow, he is the expert and writes:
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV), has served up more good news from the land of the dog eaters, that is to say South Korea.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated including “there is little doubt that the programme for Kochang has been accelerated in the past week and that the potential to complete the transition to a Joint Venture could be completed within the next six months resulting in a decision to move into construction of the mine. This also allows the company to expand its programme on the far larger project at Gubong which still has the potential for a company maker”.
Bluebird (BMV) really is on a roll in the land of the dog eaters, now announcing that it has signed a deal to develop and reopen a second gold and silver mine. The deal is that once Bluebird has spent $500,000 it can a 50% stake in the Kochang mine currently owned 100% by Southern Gold Ltd. There are some preconditions like South completing a A$250,000 placing but assuming the deal goes ahead it looks interesting...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced results of 'grab samples' after engineers gained entry into the old workings at Adit 4 and from spillage in Decline Shaft 2 at the Gubong gold mine - the results “indicating that a significant amount of gold remains unmined at Gubong”...
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has updated emphasising “CEO, Colin Patterson, has committed to personally fund the Gubong project through to completion of the Report on Feasibility to re-open the Gubong mine”, “‘soft loans’ of USD 500,000 made to the company by management and key associates have been extended” and “assay results from underground and surface sampling are expected in early January”…
I thought I would give Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) a couple of weeks’ grace to come clean before getting stuck into what I perceived to be a classic piece of BS in its recent RNS relating to the delay in getting its results out leading to a “temporary” suspension. Time's up.
Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) has announced that work is now underway to open up three entrances to the mine at Gubong in South Korea. The target entrances were found using Ground Penetrating Radar, chatting to the locals and from historical information on what was once the country's second biggest gold mine.
*Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) is a former unsuccessful share tip of ours – though our 3.5p July sell advice has proven correct, with the shares presently at a 2.5p offer price. However, there is now a new CEO and a new focus which leaves the shares materially undervalued at the current sub £5 million market cap and we are expecting more news soon...
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, Charles Barclay, COO of Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV), is at the podium. And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
This week’s strategy update from Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) reminded me that I meant to go searching for its interims as it had done that really annoying thing that rubbish companies do in not actually putting the interims in the RNS, but merely putting a link to the website and then it isn’t actually on the website till later. Having finally tracked them down, I now realise why the company wanted to hide them away as they make horrific reading.
Earlier last week there was cracking news on the Batangas gold mine which - on its own justifies a multiple of the current share price. But now we have confirmation that Bluebird's (BMV) copper concentrate trading operation has banked its first cheque. More will flow and quickly.
We have had nothing but good news from Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) since its IPO yet the shares have fallen. But we know why and we tell you now you must buy.
We now have evidence that some of those who invested in Bluebird (BMV) at the IPO are ignoring lock-ins. That is seeing the shares slip when they should be racing on more good news. We expect this matter to be resolved very shortly indeed and the re-rate to then start and to be dramatic. That makes the shares a buy now.
BlueBird Merchant Ventures (BMV) is a stock that has not flourished since gaining a Standard Listing on the LSE on April 20th. Listed at 5.75p the shares now trade at 3.5p - 4p but that makes them look very cheap. They could double from here, easily.
No offence intended but I would rather that Aidan Bishop who is the man behind Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) had presented at UK Investor Show not Clive Sinclair-Poulton. Aidan is a class act and next year I hope he is around. We own these shares and are excited aboout what will happen. Enjoy
I really hate backing IPOs. Many companies just struggle to adjust to life as a public company, it is like those cricketers who are great at proper cricket but just can't make the adjustment to the pyjama game. Whatever. We have had a small exposure (well not that small actually) today in Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV) - Bluebird Mining as was - which is the first mining stock to make it to the London market in eight months.
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