#117: Dave Spyker (Freehold Royalties) - 14x Payouts, Inflation Hedging & What Makes a Good Royalty



Greetings & welcome back to the rose bros podcast.

This episode we are joined by Dave Spyker – President & CEO of Freehold Royalties - a TSX listed royalty company with and a market cap of ~$2.4 billion & ~7 million gross acres of land across North America.

David Spyker was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2021. Since September 2020 Mr. Spyker has served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. 

Mr. Spyker joined Rife Resources Ltd. in November 2016 as Vice-President, Production and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in March 2019. Prior to, he held various roles at Anderson Exploration Ltd., Anderson Energy Ltd., and Anderson Energy Inc. Mr. Spyker has over 30 years of industry experience. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).

Among other things, we discussed growing through stressful times, going international, why royalties are a hedge against inflation, the outlook for Canadian Energy and what makes a good royalty


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