Asia-Pacific’s metals & mining industry saw a drop of 40.91% in deal activity during January 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Anhui Sierte Fertilizer Industry’s $116.86m acquisition of Guizhou Lufa Industrial, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 26 metals & mining industry deals worth $266.93m were announced for the region in January 2021, against the 12-month average of 44 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in January 2021 with 26 transactions, representing a 100% share for the region.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s metals & mining industry with $266.93m.
Asia-Pacific metals & mining industry deals in January 2021: Top deals
The top five metals & mining deals accounted for 92.9% of the overall value during January 2021.
The combined value of the top five metals & mining deals stood at $247.94m, against the overall value of $266.93m recorded for the month.
The top five metals & mining industry deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Anhui Sierte Fertilizer Industry’s $116.86m acquisition of Guizhou Lufa Industrial
2) The $76m asset transaction deal with Government of Henan ProvInce by Henan Found Mining
3) Fortress Minerals’ $30m acquisition of Monument Mengapur Sdn.
4) The $16.92m acquisition of Jeil Steel Mfg. by Double S Private Equity No. one Association and Samdasoo
5) Ramelius Resources’ asset transaction with Goldoro and Tampiagold for $8.16m.
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.