Stratum Capital provides mining finance solutions to clients, from equipment finance through to commercial property finance. We can also assist you with the process of obtaining insurance for your mining and earthmoving equipment.
We work with all major banks, along with a range of non-bank lenders.
Our mission is to support our mining partners behind the scenes, by underpinning their capital and insurance needs.
We aim to assist our clients by offering finance and insurance solutions that are well-suited to their requirements.
We have an experienced team of experts available to help connect you with options for your needs.
How we can help
There are many different ways we can assist business owners or corporations in the mining and earthmoving industry, by using our experience and working together to obtain the finance needed to progress their business.
Private Equity and
At Stratum Capital, we work closely with a select group of partners, private equity firms and high net worth investors to help get our clients’ projects off the ground.
When it comes to private equity and project financing, Stratum Capital specialises in:
- Partnership and growth strategies
- Working capital
- Asset and property finance
- Project finance
Asset and Mining
Are you looking to purchase or lease new or second-hand assets, or does your existing machinery need a rebuild? Stratum Capital can help source the finance you need. Whether your needs are large or small, we are here to assist you in finding a well-suited finance solution for your situation. Some of the types of finance we can help with include:
- Chattel mortgage
- Rental or operating leases
- Finance leases
- Debt Financing
- Commercial hire purchase
- Business overdrafts
- Private equity
- Rent to Purchase
- Sale & Leaseback
Some of the assets we can assist you in obtaining finance solutions for include: bulldozers, dump trucks, wheel loaders, drilling rigs, and much more! This includes those from well-known brands such as Caterpillar, Hitachi, Volvo, and Komatsu, just to name a few. Learn More
Commercial Property Finance
We work with those in the market for industrial and commercial property to obtain the finance needed for expansion or starting a project. At Stratum Capital, we specialise in industrial and commercial finance developments. Whether you’re seeking finance to purchase property for a new project, or looking to expand the locations of your current one, we can help match you with a well-suited financial solution. Learn More
Our brokerage team can source insurance solutions to cover your assets. From simple annual renewal policies through to custom coverage for the life of an asset finance arrangement. If a pay-by-the-month arrangement is better-suited for cash flow, we can help you find a solution that accommodates this. Learn More
Industry Partners and Affliates
The People Behind Stratum Capital
Stratum Capital comprises a dynamic team of driven individuals, with many decades of experience in the mining, finance, real estate and insurance industries. Our team members are:
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Mining | Real Estate | Finance | Innovation
Darren has had experience in a range of fields. He began his career in the mining industry, working closely with mining engineers and project managers. During this time he was responsible for a range of tasks, including overseeing fleet rebuilds, and the commissioning of dump trucks, dozers, wheel loaders, and water carts for a range of mines. After this time, Darren owned and operated a real estate office for more than 15 years, which specialised in commercial and industrial sales, management, and development, before moving into finance.
Private Equity | Insurance | Partnerships
With more than 25 years of experience working within the international and insurance markets, Jon is our expert in insurance and partnerships. He began his insurance career as a filing and photocopying boy, subsequently working his way up the ranks, and acquiring beneficial insights at every level of the industry. Following this, he spent 10 years at Cooper Gay, becoming the managing director of Cooper Gay Australia, where he managed the growth of the business for four years.
Director, Mining Advisory
Mining Special Projects | Advisory Services
Wayne is a company director and mining project advisor at Stratum Capital. He has more than 20 years of experience in the heavy engineering, mining, and construction industries, and is a trusted advisor to OEM and end-users across the globe. Wayne has constant engagement with some of the biggest miners across Australia and the world.
Natural Resources Executive
Natural Resources | Mining | Technology
Simon draws on a wealth of leadership, professionalism, passion and knowledge built up over 25 years’ experience in the natural resources sector.
A dynamic and astute mining executive, from 2011 Simon was Managing Director at MEC Mining, and took on the role of Non-Executive Director in 2017.
In 2017 Simon co-founded Ortus Mining Capital - a privately held Singapore company focused on acquiring and developing mining projects, subsequently co-founding Mining Projects Accelerator Pty Ltd in 2018, successfully developing and commercialising exploration assets in Australia.
Simon is also director and advisor to several businesses across the mining, exploration and technology sectors.