2013 was one of the worst years for mining industry mergers and acquisitions in the last decade, but PricewaterhouseCoopers thinks 2014 will be better.
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Gold – Investors punished gold miners last year. With those companies now aiming for redemption, PwC sees a promising year ahead.
Copper – Junior mining companies have struggled to raise money to finance their projects in the past year, and copper miners are no exception. But as China and India’s industrialization accelerates, demand for copper will continue to exceed supply, making copper miners that can start production in the near term especially attractive to investors.
Junior miners are undeniably facing funding challenges. The question is whether or not they can survive.
Today’s tough resource markets are weighing on deal making, but cash-rich miners are still spotting attractive opportunities. And gold companies could be especially ripe for takeovers.
As the mining industry heads toward what is likely to be another record year of M&A activity, investors stand to benefit from undervalued junior miners with promising projects.
Cobalt – Global manufacturers may face a critical shortage of 14 raw materials over the next five years including cobalt, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Gold – May 8th-14th is BC Mining Week 2011, a week full of educational and networking events to celebrate one of the province’s largest and oldest industries.