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Golden opportunity: mining sector drives Canadian M&A revival

The latest M&A trends indicate a renaissance in the mining sector with gold activity placing Canada at the forefront, both as a top acquirer and a top target. According to a recent KPMG Mining M&A Quarterly Newsletter, global M&A activity in the mining sector soared in Q2 2014, up significantly in both deal volume and … Continue reading

Q3-2013 Canadian M&A activity: the results are in

The results are in for Q3-2013 Canadian M&A and the outlook is decidedly mixed. While Q3 M&A activity rose sharply on a value basis as compared to Q2-2013, Q3 volume was down from last quarter and overall 2013 M&A remains in a slump at the lowest levels in nearly a decade. Mergermarket’s Canadian M&A trend … Continue reading

Q2 2013 M&A Trends

Canadian M&A Q2 2013 results have not provided the desired relief from lacklustre Q1 results. However, while not much of the lost ground was gained, the sharp decline in M&A activity experienced in the first three months of 2013 appears to have subsided. According to Bloomberg’s recently published M&A Rankings, these results are in line … Continue reading

Mining Interest in Africa Remains High

As shown by attendance at the African Ministers Roundtable held by Norton Rose Canada on March 6, 2012, as part of the PDAC Conference, interest in Africa as a mining destination remains high. At the roundtable, government representatives from Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Algeria and Senegal spoke about the latest developments in their countries. As the … Continue reading
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