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Gold Price Recovery Will Spark M&A Breakout

Posted on 04 September 2014

A report titled “M&A and Capital Raising in Mining and Metals, 1H 2014″ from Ernest and Young (EY) says that mining and metals deal values in H1/2014 are “down 69% year-on-year, to $16.7 billion ($16.7B), from $53.8B, with deal volumes down 34% over the same period.” Why aren’t more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) happening in the precious metals space?
The first reason is that there are some big egos in the mining sector and some mining companies would prefer to go it alone or at least be in charge. But if both companies want to be in charge, someone is going to lose out. Ego is a big factor. Third is asset quality. Miners looking at other companies believe that their own assets are of superior quality and those of targeted companies are poor. Generally, asset quality is not high. Number four is transaction costs. It costs a lot of money to make a transaction, especially for small companies with limited cash………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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