What We Do
iLiMarkets is a business consulting firm, specialized in the lithium industry, that provides independent and professional advice. The approach of iLiMarkets is unique due to the expertice and background of its team of professionals that includes senior positions in major producers and financial firms. iLiMarkets counts with a vast network across the entire value chain that enables it to offer its clients technical, economic and stategist insights.
José Antonio Merino
Led the business development and M&A unit of SQM until year 2020. He oversaw various transactions for more than US$250M, including the acquisition of the 50% of the MT Holland Li Spodumene project in WA, and divestment of SQM’s stake in the Argentinean brine deposit Cauchari-Olaroz to the Chinese Ganfeng. Before this, he built a successful career in the financial sector, with a particular focus on the natural resources industry, having held positions in investment banking and private equity firms.