MP1 Capital is a Calgary-based investment company founded by Philip O’Neill in 2006 to focus on the junior mining sector and other venture investment opportunities in the blockchain, healthcare, technology, and innovation sectors.
In 2019, along with partner Collin Kettell, Phil co-founded Palisades Goldcorp where he was Director and COO until 2021. Palisades Goldcorp has become one of the most proficient financiers of junior mining companies in Canada with cornerstone positions in companies such as New Found Gold and Nevada King Gold.
Phil was a founder, director, and CEO of TSX listed Sunward Resources wherein a 10-month span from going public in 2010, he raised $81 million to advance the Titiribi gold/copper project in Colombia. In 2015, as CEO, Phil negotiated Sunward’s acquisition by NovaCopper, now Trilogy Metals, at a +140% premium to market. He has also been a director of several TSX, TSX Venture, and ASX listed companies.
In 2012, Phil was honored with induction into the inaugural Casey Research NexTen – a group of industry players identified as the “Next Generation of Resource Industry Titans.”
Prior to establishing MP1 Capital in 2006, Phil worked as a research consultant for Casey Research, the publisher of such iconic newsletters as The International Speculator.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, Honours Program, from the University of Guelph.