Joel Schneyer

Joel Schneyer, Managing Director, joined Headwaters MB in 2010. His international career spans 30 plus years as an investment banker, financial analyst, metals trader and geologist.

Joel joined Headwaters from Mercantile Resource Finance, an advisory firm to the natural resource sector that he founded in 1996. Prior to that, he was Manager of Derivative Finance in the metals group of Barclays Bank, and a Senior Analyst in the New Business and Strategic Planning Group, at Billiton Royal Dutch Shell. Before commencing on his banking career, Joel worked as an oil and gas exploration geologist with Celeron Oil & Gas (Goodyear) and IP Petroleum (International Paper), and as a field geologist for the U.S. Geological Survey. 

Joel has served on a number of mining company boards over the years and currently serves on the boards of TSX listed Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. and THEMAC Resources Group Ltd. 

He earned a B.A. in Geology with High Honors from Colgate University, a M.A. in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin, and a M.S. in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. He holds the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors and the FINRA Series 79 investment banking license.

Track Records
Capital Raise
Navajo Transitional Energy Company
$115 million senior secured acquisition financing for the Navajo Coal Mine from
We acted as sole advisor and arranger

Announced

08/26/2016

Industry

Mining, Minerals & Natural Resources
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Capital Raise
Equity Private Placement
CAD $85 million staged feasibility and development financing

Announced

05/01/2015

Industry

Mining, Minerals & Natural Resources
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Awards

Mining & Resources Restructuring of the Year

2017 Winner
Global M&A Network announced the winners of the 9th Annual Turnaround Awards on Tuesday, April...
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Investment Bank of the Year

The Global M&A Network announced that Headwaters MB has been named Investment Bank of the Year...
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Investment Bank of the Year

Headwaters MB awarded Investment Bank of the Year at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Annual...
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