Total metals & mining industry M&A deals worth $1bn were announced in North America in April 2021, led by Fortuna Silver Mines‘ $881.5m acquisition of Roxgold, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 37.9% over the previous month of $1.61bn and a drop of 23.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.31bn.

North America held a 30.86% share of the global metals & mining industry M&A deal value that totalled $3.24bn in April 2021. With a 30.01% share and deals worth $972.36m, Canada was the top country in North America’s M&A deal value across metals & mining industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, North America recorded 49 deals during April 2021, marking a decrease of 28.99% over the previous month and a drop of 37.18% over the 12-month average. Canada recorded 42 deals during the month.

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North America metals & mining industry M&A deals in April 2021: Top deals

The top five metals & mining industry M&A deals accounted for 98.2% of the overall value during April 2021.

The combined value of the top five metals & mining deals stood at $982.12m, against the overall value of $1bn recorded for the month.

The top five metals & mining industry M&A deals of April 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Fortuna Silver Mines’ $881.5m acquisition of Roxgold

2) The $50m asset transaction for Getchell Project in Nevada by i-80 Gold

3) Osisko Gold Royalties’ $26m asset transaction for Spring Valley Royalty Portfolio

4) The $14.67m acquisition of California Gold Mining by Stratabound Minerals

5) UEX’s acquisition of JCU (Canada) ExplorationLtd. for $9.95m.