To invest in and/or acquire companies and/or projects within the natural resources and/or energy sector with potential for growth. The Company will also consider opportunities in other sectors as they arise if there is an opportunity to generate an attractive return for Shareholders. The geographical focus will primarily be Australia, however, investments may also be considered in other regions if opportunities exist and returns can be achieved. Investments will typically be held for the medium to long term, although short term disposal of assets cannot be ruled out if there is an opportunity to generate an attractive return for Shareholders. Investments in early stage assets are expected to be mainly in the form of equity, with debt potentially being raised later to fund the development of such assets. Investments in later stage assets are more likely to include an element of debt to equity gearing.