Mines and Money launched its inaugural African mining investment event, welcoming 180 delegates to the financial centre of Mauritius for three days of exclusive meetings, deal-making and knowledge sharing on investment opportunities in Africa.
Mines and Money Beijing reached its 5th year milestone in China this May. As a key component of the Mines and Money events worldwide, Mines and Money Beijing has established itself as an important part of the Asian mining calendar. Attendees from a variety of backgrounds in mining and finance and from all over the […]
This March, Mines and Money once again brought key figures from the mining and finance sectors over to Kong for a week of networking, information sharing and deal-making. Read our report for details of what went on as Mines and Money marked its 7th annual Hong Kong event.
The second edition of KPMG’s mining update focuses on Africa, provding analysis of Mosambique and Zambia. There’s also a look at a number of executive issues such as project development, labour productivity and tax structuring, and the current M&A environment for mining organisations is inspected. KPMG are a gold sponsor of the International Mining and […]
2013 was a difficult year for M&A activity in the mining sector, but 2014 looks like the year when companies begin to look for more deals. PwC predict a conservative uptick in M&A activity, and predict M&A to emerge in most parts of the world, particularly in Africa. PwC are a platinum sponsor of the […]
Read the Mining Journal team’s analysis and get their insight into the region’s brightest prospects. What do you make of the opportunities in West Africa? Does the region have ‘limitless potential’?
Over the years, the Mines and Money event series has witnessed some significant changes in the sources of funding for mining projects and at Mines and Money London in December, we’ll again keep track of the latest trends and updates from across the mining investment industry. In this report, PwC tracks recent trends in alternative […]
Have gold miners hit rock bottom? Is there an attractive entry point? What are the drivers for a rebound? Since many gold companies plummeted during the first half of the year, these are the questions that US Global Investors has been receiving from advisors interested in investing in this deeply discounted sector. The team at […]
Michael Belkin, leading hedge fund consultant and author of the Belkin Report, recently added gold and gold mining stocks to his outperform list. This report details why he thinks that gold and gold mining stocks are “probably at or near a major cycle low that offers significant upside bounce potential”. Review the report above with […]
Ernst & Young’s annual report rates the top ten risks that are affecting the mining and metals sector. Last year’s report put Resource Nationalism in the top spot. But this year, raising from the #8 position in 2012/2013, Capital Allocation and Access is the top ranked risk affecting the industry. This report provides in-depth coverage […]
‘The State of the Market: Exploration Report’ was produced by IntierraRMG. This quarterly report focuses specifically on exploration activities and trends for the previous and upcoming quarters. It includes data and opinion on exploration hot spots, drilling activity trends and exploration financing. Includes analysis of: Drilling Feasibility Studies Capital Raising for Exploration Exploration Regions and […]
‘The State of the Market: Mining and Finance Report’ was produced by IntierraRMG. The report details the state and outlook of the mining industry focusing on data-driven trends in exploration, metals production, mining and finance. The report series provides data and opinion on the closed quarter, plus forward views on the upcoming period. Includes analysis […]
This extensive report was produced by E&Y and provides a review of mergers, acquisitions and capital raising during 2012 as well as a projection of how the sector will fare in 2013. Observations 2012 Volatility throughout the year caused risk aversion in the markets This risk aversion caused a limitation of capital raising options Mergers and […]
In this exclusive white paper, Ken Hoffman, Sector Head Global Metals & Mining Research at Bloomberg Industries, assesses the current state of the credit markets. Hoffman charts the changing landscape of mine financing, the popularity of ETFs and the increasing role of private equity funds, which he anticipates will plug some of the gap left […]
One available option for mining companies to raise capital for exploration projects is to launch an IPO listing. But with Asian and emerging markets challenging for the ground that London, Toronto or Australian stock exchanges have traditionally held, this report provides a comprehensive overview all markets.
PwC’s annual report on the global gold price surveys a cross-section of senior, mid-tier and junior gold mining companies and provides analysis on the current state – and future – of the gold industry from a investment perspective.
This quarterly publication from Ernst & Young monitors the performance of AIM mining companies. Despite some reprise this quarter from strengthening commodity prices and better data out of China and the USA, junior miners are still struggling to raise capital. Investor risk-aversion and miners’ reluctance to dilute shareholder value are key factors behind this continued […]
What will be the primary growth strategy for junior miners in 2013? Will we see more M&As? How can juniors raise capital? What creative financing options are out there? This report by PwC provides review and analysis on the top 100 mining companies on the TSXV based on market capitalisation as at June 30, 2012. […]
Market conditions – including softened commodity prices, economic volatility and risk-averse lenders – are forcing mining companies to rethink and reconsider their future growth strategies. Will ‘build’ or ‘buy’ be the primary approach? And through which methods will mining companies source capital to invest in new projects? This report by Ernst & Young examines merger […]
This report by Ernst & Young answers the question: What are the biggest risks facing the mining and metals sector? In the number one position sits resource nationalism, retaining the top spot from last year’s report. Read the report for full analysis and ranking of the top ten risks, from access to capital and infrastructure […]