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 more profitable 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. Recent strategic investments include IG Copper LLC and the Malmyzh porphyry copper-gold discovery in Far East Russia, and Revelo Resources Corp. (TSX-V:RVL) and their portfolio of gold and copper properties in Chile.