We are structured through an exclusive strategic alliance to use the deal generation skills of Fiore Financial Corporation (Frank Giustra, President & CEO). This alliance in addition to our own skills, provide Endeavour with unique deal making and investment capabilities. Fiore is a private boutique merchant banking firm focused on creating, financing, and launching investment opportunities in the natural resource sector. Fiore provides certain services exclusively to Endeavour.
Frank Giustra, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Fiore Financial
Frank Giustra is an exclusive advisor to Endeavour and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiore Financial brings invaluable global investment experience and relationships to Endeavour. As President and later Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yorkton Securities in the 90s, he spearheaded equity investments of more than $3 billion in the international resource sector.
Subsequently, Mr. Giustra founded Lions Gate Entertainment, now one of the world's largest independent film companies. Recognizing the growing need for merchant banking services in the mining and minerals industries, Mr. Giustra joined Endeavour Financial as Chairman in 2001 and his vision and leadership led to the successful launch of numerous resource companies, including Wheaton River Minerals which was acquired by Goldcorp.
Mr. Giustra is a member of the board of trustees of the William J. Clinton Foundation and International Crisis Group and is a director of the Radcliffe Foundation.
In June 2007, Frank Giustra and Former President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI). The CGSGI will focus on alleviating poverty in the developing world in partnership with the global mining community.
Gordon Keep, Executive Vice President
of Fiore Financial Corporation
Gordon Keep, Executive Vice President of Fiore Financial Corporation has extensive business experience in investment banking, and creating public natural resource companies.
Prior to joining Fiore Financial, Mr. Keep was Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Endeavour Financial from January 2001 to July 2007. From September 1997 until March 2004, he was Senior Vice President and a director of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., and from April 1987 until October 1997, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance in the Natural Resource group of Yorkton Securities Inc.