Franco-Nevada Corporation is a Canadian-based company that specializes in the acquisition and management of royalties and streams on gold, silver, and other precious metals. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Franco-Nevada has a diversified portfolio of assets, including royalties on mines in North America, South America, Australia, and Africa. The company's business model is based on providing upfront financing to mining companies in exchange for a percentage of the future production of precious metals. This allows Franco-Nevada to benefit from the upside potential of mining operations without taking on the risks associated with mining operations. The company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.