Ayiko - Vision Development

Ayiko Group Ltd., established in 2000 by Oron Barkai and Manuel A. Richter, is a multi-discipline project development company. It provides its clients with a wide range of services concerning the development and management of projects that focus on mining, trading of raw materials, real estate development and environmental technology as well as energy generation. Ayiko's largest shareholders are Globe International Holdings S.A. (www.globesa.com) and MAROBA Holdings Ltd.

Ayiko is a rapidly growing private holding company. With approximately 220 employees in 2010 the company ensures quick reaction times and a high service quality for its worldwide projects. Many years of experience in producing and trading of raw materials and an extended international network made Ayiko a competitive international project development company with a main focus on the Chinese, Latin American and African market.

Ayiko owns and operates three iron ore mines in Mexico as well as an extensive production facility for quarrying aggregates and other construction materials in Sierra Leone, West Africa. With its current investment plans the production will be increased significantly by 2012.

Ayiko started its operations in the Republic of Sierra Leone at the beginning of 2009. The interests of the company are divided into three categories: mining, quarrying of stone and extraction of sand, and real estate development.