March 2014 Analysis

Industry Trend Analysis - Mining M&A To See Upside In Quarters Ahead - MAR 2014

We believe that 2014 is likely to see increased M&A deal activity in the mining sector after the declines of the past few years. We do not expect a wholesale return to the headier times of last decade, and see most mining firms seeking organic growth through brownfield expansion rather than through M&A activity. Still, recently announced pending deals bolster our view that write downs...