EMX leverages strategic equity investments to complement the royalty and prospect generation business model. EMX Royalty’s diverse in-region exploration expertise provides global business connections to identify under-valued investment opportunities. One of EMX’s earliest strategic investments was in Standard Uranium Inc., which resulted in a $4.7 million realized gain after a successful buy-out of URN in 2006 by Energy Metals Corp. Other strategic investments include IG Copper LLC and the Malmyzh porphyry copper-gold discovery in Far East Russia which resulted in a gain to EMX of US $69 million.  EMX has equity positions in Boreal Metals Corp, Boreal Energy Metals, Sienna Resources, Norra Metals, Playfair Mining, Gold Line Resources, Ridgeline Minerals, Millrock Resources, Pursuit Minerals, Globetrotters Resource Group, Rawhide Acquisition Holding LLC, Ensero Solutions, and District Metals to name a few and continues to seek investment opportunities around the world.