Publications

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

February 09, 2016

Deal value almost doubled in 2015 compared to the previous year, driven mainly by a $31.6 billion third-quarter megadeal. While, activity picks up with a 7.8 percent in volume over the same period.

Steel market 2025: Quo vadis?

August 12, 2015

Steel market 2015 - Steel 2025: Quo vadis?, which provides an outlook of the steel market to 2025 and highlights the strategies for success in a competitive global environment.

Metals Deals: Forging Ahead 2015 outlook and 2014 review

February 23, 2015

Welcome to Metals Deals: Forging Ahead 2015 outlook and 2014 review, PwC’s annual analysis of deal activity in the metals industry and our outlook on the prospects for dealmaking in the year ahead. We also take a regional look at what is happening in the main markets around the world.

Making innovation go further in metals: How companies could gain by widening their innovation focus

March 11, 2014

The Metals cut of PwC’s Global Innovation Survey shows that it’s easy to fall into the trap of associating innovation with only young or fast-moving sectors. But it’s also key to competitive advantage in more mature, commodity-based industries like metals.

Forging Ahead: Global Metals Deals 2014 outlook and 2013 review

February 17, 2014

Forging Ahead is PwC’s annual analysis of deal activity in the metals industry and PwC’s outlook on the prospects for deal making in the year ahead. We also take a regional look at what is happening in the main markets around the world.

Forging Ahead: Global Metals Deals 2013 outlook and 2012 review

February 03, 2013

PwC's Global Metals Deals annual review takes a look at the M&A landscape over the past year identifying the key themes and important drivers of deals activity. In our last report, we said that caution will be the watchword in 2012.

Pressing on the accelerator – taking metals innovation to the next level

July 05, 2012

This PwC report examines the stat of innovation in the global metals industry. It reviews the industry’s track record and look at how metals companies can improve their innovation efforts.

Navigation: Managing commodity risk through market uncertainty

June 01, 2009

Navigation: Managing commodity risk through market uncertainty, provides information on how clients can successfully navigate the current commodity market situation by embedding effective risk management throughout their organizations. In addition to price volatility, the report provides details on changing global trade patterns, geopolitical risk, counterparty and credit risk, and changing US commodity trading regulations.