M&A Activity in Metals Far Behind Pace of '08

September 2009
Metal Center News;Sep2009, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline of deals in the global metals industry in the second quarter of 2009, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP titled "Forging ahead: Second-quarter 2009 global metals industry mergers and acquisition analysis." The report says 34 transactions that worth 50 million dollars or more were announced in the first half of the year. It adds that tactical investors continue to dominate the deal landscape for metals targets.


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