07.03.2012 - 2011 blockbuster year in mining M&A deals - PwC
2011 was a tough year for the resources markets as most base metals dropped 20% or more in value and the annual performance of precious metals, as a group (with the exception of gold) was also rather dismal. Nevertheless, in spite of dropping equity valuations for most miners, last year was the "second busiest year of mining M&A activity in history" with total disclosed values of $149 billion, a 33% increase over 2010, says PwC's Global Mining Group...............................................Full Article: Source
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