About us

We are specialists. Our in-depth knowledge, experience and relationships separate us from the generalists. NABLA’s specialized investment products include innovative physical bullion trusts, managed equities, mining funds, as well as private equity strategies. We also partner with natural resource comanies to help meet their capital needs. NABLA is based in Malaysia, with key management and technical directors in Australia.


Our business in Malaysia was founded in 2018, the vision to provide investors in Asia access to quality Metals & Mining investment; an essential portfolio component, not widely available in the region. Our disciplined approach to investing, our focus on risk management and our ability to quickly assess and complete projects is built on more than 35 years of experience working with management teams across different project types and geographies. Our unique capabilities allow us to provide flexible financing solutions across the mining life cycle and to match global investor demand with a strong pipeline of investment opportunities.

Our Vision

Provide investors in Asia access to quality Metals & Mining investment; an essential portfolio component, not widely available in the region.

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Our Leadership

Linden Sproule
CEO & Co-Founder

Linden has an in-depth knowledge of all facets of the minerals industry, as well as a proven aptitude in private equity and investment banking. 


Worked with the largest global investment managers through origination, structuring and execution of deals in oil and gas, agriculture, bio-energy, mining, financial services and material processing.

David Wong
Director & Co-Founder

Mr Wong started his career in Mitsui & Co Ltd in 1990 as a metal trader. In 2004, he formed a successful trading business.


He represents manufacturers from Japan, Taiwan and China. 

  • Deep network in Asia across Industry & Wealth

  • Robust knowledge of market dynamics and trading

Samantha Chan 
Operations Manager

She is an experienced & successful woman with 20 years operations management & corporate experience. 

  • +20 years operations  management and corporate  experience

  • Corporate secretarial and business management

  • Previously Cassidy Gold, ASVI working on the Kouroussa Gold Project in Guinea, West Africa

Nicole Wong
Finance Manager

Nicole is meticulous with proven financial discipline and success over the past 15 years


Experienced in finance planning & control, finance operations and internal control. Has spearhead the successful end-financing empanelment from 11 banks for a mixed development project and obtained bridging loan facilities for projects.