GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed its global league tables for top 10 financial advisers in metals & mining sector by value and volume for Q1-Q3 2021 in its report, ‘Global and Metals & Mining M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables Q1-Q3 2021’.

According to GlobalData’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) report, a total of 1,116 M&A deals were announced in the sector during Q1-Q3 2021, while deal value for the sector increased by 64.7% from $34bn during Q1-Q3 2020 to $56bn during Q1-Q3 2021.

Top advisers by value and volume

BMO Capital Markets has emerged as the top financial adviser for M&A by both value and volume in the metals & mining sector for Q1-Q3 2021, having advised on 12 deals worth $13.3bn.

GlobalData lead analyst Aurojyoti Bose said: “BMO Capital Markets witnessed significant improvement in deal value in Q1-Q3 2021 compared to Q1-Q3 2020. It also witnessed growth in deal volume.

“The firm had tough competition from TD Securities for the top spot in terms of value, however, BMO Capital Markets managed to beat its competitors to the top spot due to its involvement in greater volume.”

TD Securities took the second position in terms of value with five deals worth $12.1bn. It was followed by CIBC Capital Markets with three deals worth $11.2bn, Trinity Watthana Public Company with five deals worth $11.2bn and Maxit Capital with three deals worth $11bn.

Canaccord Genuity Group secured the second position in terms of volume with six deals worth $1.7bn. It was followed by TD Securities and Trinity Watthana Public Company. JP Morgan got the fifth position by volume with five deals worth $2bn.


GlobalData’s league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including adviser names.

To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisers, through adviser submission forms on GlobalData’s website.