06.11.2014 - Mining M&A expected to double as market elements align
According to a new Grant Thornton International Ltd. report, the mining sector will herald a new era in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a near perfect alignment of factors takes place. Following a slow period for transactions, in which last yearís deal volumes failed to breach the $90bn mark*, Grant Thorntonís research and analysis suggests that a fertile environment will next year lead to a doubling in the value of M&A in the mining sector compared to 2013, irrespective of potential mega-deals such as Glencore and Rio Tinto. Gathering Momentum, the new report, attributes the resurgence of M&A to the confluence of four main factors, identified through feedback from over 250 senior mining executives globally...............................................Full Article: Source
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