Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that social responsibility accounted for 10 mining deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $9.4m. The $0.3m acquisition of Union Mine from Undisclosed by Riverside Resources was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Mining Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes – Thematic Intelligence report helps understand the themes that impact the metals & mining industry by analyzing which themes drive the M&A activity. Buy the report here.

In value terms, social responsibility-related deal activity increased by 944% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $0.9m. Related deal volume increased by 67% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter.

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.