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Weighing The Odds Of A “Glentinto”

Whether Glencore makes another run at Rio Tinto after its $160 bn informal bid was rejected a couple of months ago may depend, to a large extent, on the state of the global economy. A lot could change in six months,...

M&A activity in the mining industry has been muted so far this year, especially in North America. But with valuations so low and good projects to be acquired, does anyone have the guts to buy them?

As we enter a new year, the junior sector is showing surprising resilience despite an ongoing financing drought. Of the 81 mining delistings on the TSX and TSX-V in 2013, only 13 were forced to delist because they failed to meet...

Private equity has traditionally shied away from investing in the mining sector, due to a lack of expertise and aversion to volatility, however recent bargains have proven too attractive to resist.

Historically, national oil companies (NOCs) teamed up with international oil companies (IOCs), offering them production sharing in exchange for technological expertise. But China's national oil companies have a new approach, one that sees them fiercely competing on the global oil and gas stage.

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. In this article from Business Excellence, Partner and Global Head of Metals and Mining at KPMG, Rama Ayman, shares some of his personal insights into the M&A market for mining, and five...

After a sustained stagnation of oil prices around the $20-a-barrel mark, oil prices have spiked substantially in the last decade and now hover around $110-a-barrel. Many see the current oil prices as a new norm and possibly the base from which...

While we may not often think about it, the practice of mining affects all of our daily lives. From the cars we drive, to the cell phones we use, the utensils we eat with, and the money we spend - all...

There’s been a lot of handwringing about the state of the junior mining sector lately, including a recent story in theCanadian business press predicting the disappearance of hundreds of Canadian companies that could stall the supply of worldwide mineral projects for years.

According to a new report by international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, African inward investment has tripled in the last 10 years, reaching more than $182 billion. Deal volume has also doubled, now standing at 2,417. Britain leads the way as top investor in Africa, with 437 deals worth $30.5 billion since 2003. Other prominent investors include France (141 deals worth $30.47 billion) and China (49 deals worth $20.8 billion). Investors have become increasingly attracted to Africa as it has begun to demonstrate strong economic growth, a fast-growing middle class, greater political stability and improved government balance sheets.