It saw leading European institutional investors take shares in the company, including one of the world’s largest mining funds.
The company also signed a deal that will see it take full ownership of the Couflens project where initial exploration success has unearthed high gold grades and tungsten. Additionally, Apollo picked up 75% of the Aurenere Project which is located in Spain, along strike from Couflens.
“Regional exploration programmes will continue to assess identified tungsten and gold prospects and advance them to the drill ready stage,” the company said.
“These programmes will be aided by airborne geophysical surveys which are being planned, with the goal of refining regional targets and improving the Company’s understanding of regional geological structures.”
It also highlighted the continued strengthening of the tungsten market, which has seen prices rise some 54% over the past year due to tightening of supplies in China.