Forging ahead: Third-quarter 2015 metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

November 2015
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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.

Highlights of what this quarter's analysis revealed:

  • Megadeals continue to support deal activity and higher values in the metals sectors in the third quarter.
  • Financial investor involvement declined compared to the second quarter.
  • The majority of deals in the quarter occurred within Asia and Oceania.
  • The steel industry was involved in a large proportion of deal activity in the third quarter.

Download the analysis to review all the key trends from 3Q15.

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