Total metals & mining industry cross border deals worth $2.8bn were announced globally for March 2021, with the $1.66bn private equity deal with Norsk Hydro being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

  • Embed this chart

    Embed this chart into your website

    Copy and paste the image source into your website to display the chart.

The value marked an increase of 302.1% over the previous month of $696.41m and a rise of 48.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.88bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a rise of 4.76% with 44 deals in March 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 42 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $1.78bn in March 2021.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

Metals & Mining industry cross border deals in March 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 93.5% of the overall value during March 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $2.62bn, against the overall value of $2.8bn recorded for the month.

The top five metals & mining industry cross border deals of March 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) KPS Capital Partners’ $1.66bn private equity deal with Norsk Hydro

2) The $311m acquisition of GT Gold by Newmont

3) Wheaton Precious Metals International’s $290m asset transaction with Capstone Mining

4) The $274.4m acquisition deal of Battle North Gold by Evolution Mining

5) Horvik’s acquisition deal with Trans-Siberian Gold for $85.19m.