Expertise in Competent Person’s Report (CPR) opinions
GCA is known as a trusted provider of independent expert reports for market listings or further equity raisings. GCA conducts numerous projects providing formal independent opinions in support of capital market and other financial offerings. GCA has excellent business relationships with legal, accounting firms and financial sponsors who rely on GCA’s credibility within international capital markets and is well versed in operating within the advisory team to ensure a successful listing.
GCA has undertaken numerous projects requiring formal opinions for stock exchange listings, IPOs, etc, typically acting as technical or strategic advisor for a wide range of clients. Under some stock exchange regulations, these reports have formal titles such as, "Competent Person's Report" (CPR) as with the U.K. Listing Authority. Under other jurisdictions, they are known simply as "Expert's Report", “Independent Resources Report” or "Reserve Engineer's Report". GCA has facilitated many recent global Stock Exchange Listings including London, New York, Toronto, Johannesburg, Oslo, Hong Kong and Sydney.
As part of this area of expertise, GCA also provides advice to stock exchanges in the creation of their listing rules.