Forging ahead: Second-quarter 2014 metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

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08/20/2014 by Metals
Forging ahead: Second-quarter 2014 metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

At a glance

Metals industry mergers and acquisitions rebounded in the second quarter, as deals were driven by metals companies diversifying their assets and seeking to manage overcapacity.

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Forging ahead is a quarterly analysis of global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the metals industry. Each edition includes a review of overall deal activity for the quarter and year-to-date and a summary of large deals.

Here’s a snapshot of the perspectives you’ll find in this quarter’s report:

  • Global metals deal activity rebounds this quarter.
  • Deals are being driven by metals companies diversifying assets for new growth opportunities.
  • Strategic pursuit of assets support companies' efforts to managing overcapacity.

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