Asia-Pacific’s metals & mining industry saw a rise of 23.81% in deal activity during June 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Energy Investment(China)’s $73.97m acquisition of 52% stake in Inner Mongolia Datang International Zhungeer MiningLimited, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 26 metals & mining industry deals worth $231m were announced for the region in June 2022, against the 12-month average of 21 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in June 2022 with 24 transactions, representing a 92.3% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with one deals, followed by venture financing deals with one transactions, respectively capturing a 3.9% and 3.9% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s metals & mining industry with $230.67m, followed by private equity deals totalled $0.28m.

Asia-Pacific metals & mining industry deals in June 2022: Top deals

The top five metals & mining deals accounted for 87% of the overall value during June 2022.

The combined value of the top five metals & mining deals stood at $200.94m, against the overall value of $231m recorded for the month.

The top five metals & mining industry deals of June 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Energy Investment(China) $73.97m acquisition deal for 52% stake in Inner Mongolia Datang International Zhungeer MiningLimited

2) The $52.6m acquisition of 8% stake in Vulcan Energy Resources by Stellantis

3) Divine Token $32.35m acquisition deal with Billions Steel International

4) The $23.39m acquisition of Springway Mining by India Cements

5) Sichuan New Energy Power $18.63m acquisition deal for 46.5% stake with Sichuan Energy Investment Dingsheng Lithium Technology