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The company

The company was founded in 1984

We are a joint stock company (SPA)

The headquarters are in Arezzo, Tuscany, in the San Zeno area 39 years of experience

Our services include:

recovery, analysis and refining of precious metals, production and trade of gold and silver products and production and trade of investment gold for banks, individuals and industry, services to support trading of precious metals, logistics, transport and storage services

Production capacity:

350 tons of silver and 70 tons of gold per year

We have customers and suppliers worldwide, including:

Banks, mines, Jewelers and industry operators, Private individuals

Governance

Ethics And Integrity

Board of directors

The Italpreziosi Board of Directors is composed of five members, including Italpreziosi’s CEO. The board members are selected based on their commitment to sustainability. This is an integrated aspect of the company business strategy and therefore the Board’s vision must be aligned with high standards in this regard. The Board of Directors’ task is to set up and supervise the business strategy with the organization, control of the activity and corporate sustainability.

Management

Italpreziosi’s CEO, with the support of Senior Management, represented by the heads of each department, organizes and supervises implementation of the business strategy and corporate sustainability.

Due diligence commission

The Due Diligence Commission is made up of Senior Management and chaired by the corporate Legal Officer. The Due Diligence Commission’s role is to supervise the Compliance and Sustainability Officer’s work, strengthening the corporate Compliance department.

Sustainability commission

Sustainability represents the driving force of Italpreziosi’s business. The Due Diligence Commission supports the Sustainability Commission’s work, as compliance and sustainability must go hand in hand. This synergy aims to make the due diligence work even closer to all stakeholders, integrating it with a sustainability path aimed at collaboration and support in Compliance towards its suppliers and customers.

Board of statutory auditors

Its task is supervising the directors’ activities and verifying that the company management and administration are conducted in compliance with the law and the articles of association, further guaranteeing their quality.

Board Of Directors

CHAIRPERSON

Ivana Ciabatti

VICE CHAIRPERSON

Carlo Ferrini

CEO

Ivana Ciabatti

ADVISERS

Giuseppe Ferrara

Filippo Dami

Alice Vanni

BOARD OF STATUTORY AUDITORS

Gabriele Nardi – PRESIDENTE

Cristiana Chiericoni

Luca Varignani

Our history

1984
Company foundation

Launch of www.italpreziosi.it
One of the first sites internationally to transmit precious metal prices free and in real time.

1996
2008
Foundation of Goldlake IP
Inauguration of new Arezzo headquarters
2010
2011
Member of the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI)

Inauguration of the new refining plant
High technology with an environmental impact close to zero

Italplatform inauguration
The first investment platform service for gold through the banking channel to facilitate trading of bars and coins among private and institutional investors.

2012

2013

Acquisition of Cortez Gold Corp. Purchase of shares in Cortez Gold Corp. RJC certification Obtained the Code of Practices certification

Italpreziosi joins the Starcore International group

Starcore International Corp acquired Cortez Gold and therefore Italpreziosi became a shareholder

2015

2017

RJC certification
Obtaining the Chain of Custody certification
Chain of Custody

LBMA certification
Obtaining the Good Delivery certificatio Good Delivery

Sandspring Resources LTD
Acquisition of shares in Sandspring Resources LTD

Mintata Sas
Acquisition of shares in Mintata Sas

2018

2019

PlanetGold
Italpreziosi SPA joins the planetGOLD Program, implemented with UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO with private individuals, governments and civil society associations

Caldas Gold Corp.
Acquisition of shares in Aris Gold Corp

Transformation of Sandspring Resources LTD into Gold X Mining Corp

Goldlake IP
Acquisition of 100% Goldlake IP

2020

2021

Gran Colombia acquires Gold X Mining Corp. Italpreziosi is thus a shareholder of Gran Colombia Gold Corp.

Italpreziosi

IN THE WORLD

Italpreziosi works and collaborates with stakeholders in more than 25 countries worldwide and owns shares in various companies active in the precious metals supply chain. Here are some of the main holdings:
Starcore International Mines Ltd is a Canadian mining exploration, development and manufacturing company. Its main property is the San Martin mine, which includes mining concessions covering an area of more than 12,000 hectares located in Queretaro, Mexico. The company holds mining concessions that have not yet been exploited or capitalized.
Gran Colombia Gold Corp is a mining company listed in Canada on TSX – Toronto. In addition to being Colombia’ largest mine, it also owns some mining concessions in Central and South America. Particularly in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, what is now considered one of the largest gold mining projects in South America is being developed.
Company listed on TSX – Toronto, active in gold mining in Colombia. The company has acquired a portion of the mining concessions of Gran Colombia Gold Corp (Marmato) with prospects for a significant expansion of the mining phase currently underway.
Mintata sa
Mining company in Colombia that is developing a responsible alluvial gold mining project.
Goldlake ip
Goldlake IP is among the first in the world to have conducted, since 2008, a supply chain traceability project from mining to refining and subsequent exclusive sale to Cartier of ethical gold, in compliance with high environmental protection standards, investing in social activities and integration with local communities, combining profit and innovation with respect for humankind and the ecosystem.

Our Services

Recovery, analysis and refining of precious metals
We use the most advanced refining techniques to recover gold, silver, and other precious metals at the highest levels of purity. The standards achieved and maintained throughout the entire process are verified by LBMA’s Good Delivery certification.
Creation of gold and silver products for banks and industry
Using the latest generation of technologically advanced machinery and internally optimizing all processes, the company creates gold bars and ingots with Good Delivery certification and pure silver in grains or bars.
Precious metals online trading support services
We offer a full range of services related to the precious metals market and quote spot or forward prices of gold, silver, platinum and palladium in major currencies daily. We developed Italplatform, a digital platform for brokering physical metal. Through this system, all our customers and suppliers have access to international markets and can set the price in real time or at fixing and place orders.
Retail sale of investment gold
Our Precious Metals Sales department markets both coins and its own production of Good Delivery bars, all products with a certificate of guarantee. In addition, we launched the PAC Tesoro physical gold investment service, aimed at all clients interested in diversifying their portfolio on a regular basis.
Logistics, transport and storage
We provide our customers and suppliers with efficient, insured, and fast transport solutions for the industrial, banking and private sectors. We work exclusively with leading international couriers who comply with the OECD Due Diligence guidance for Responsible Supply Chain. In addition to logistics and transport services, our counterparties may invest in investment gold, without physically handling the products, opting to place them directly into the insured Italdeposito warehouse.

CERTIFICATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

Responsible jewellery council (rjc)

We are members of the Responsible Jewelry Council, RJC (the association that brings together more than 400 of the world’s most important companies representing the entire gold supply chain, from mines to large jewelry manufacturers such as Cartier, Bulgari, Tiffany etc.), of which Ivana Ciabatti was a member of the Board of Directors. In 2013, Italpreziosi received the voluntary Code of Practice CoP certification, the “Provenance Claim” certification, and the Chain of Custody CoC certification in 2017.

London bullion market association (lbma)

On September 1, 2008, we became Associate Members of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). We have received the Good Delivery certification since 2018. LBMA is the London-based association representing the world’s largest over-the-counter (OTC) market for physical gold and silver trading. The Association brings together most of the central banks, producers, refineries, and traders, regulating various sectors, including setting refining standards, trade documentation and promoting best business practices.

Banca d’italia

We are registered with the Bank of Italy under no. 5000120 as a professional operator on the gold market, in compliance with Italian laws and in particular law 7/2000 which allowed, among other things, trading of investment gold between individuals.

FAIRMINED

We are registered with the Bank of Italy under no. 5000120 as a professional operator on the gold market, in compliance with Italian laws and in particular law 7/2000 which allowed, among other things, trading of investment gold between individuals.

RESPONSIBLE MINERAL INITIATIVE (RMI)

We are members of the Responsible Mineral Initiative (RMI), in addition to being part of their list of certified refineries worldwide. Founded in 2008 by members of the Responsible Business Alliance and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, RMI has become one of the most used and respected resources for companies across various industries working in responsible mineral supply chains.

INTERNATIONAL PRECIOUS METALS INSTITUTE (IPMI)

Italpreziosi is a Member of IPMI, International Precious Metals Institute, the world’s largest association focused on precious metals. IPMI is an international association of manufacturers, refiners, builders, scientists, users, financial institutions, traders, and private and public sector groups, formed to provide a forum for the exchange of information and technology.
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Mines
Good delivery

Complete traceability

Analysis

Refining

Production of bars, ingots and coins

Banks
Individuals
Companies