Tag Archives: Lee Downham

EY report on mining and metals companies: Does cutting debt have to mean reducing your ambitions?

Top 50 miners reduce debt by 25% since 2014; and by 17% year-on-year in 2016 Debt-to-equity ratio down to 34% among leading mining companies Caution over balance sheet management could risk compromising future returns LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global mining … Read the full press release

Global mining and metals M&A activity remained subdued in Q3 – EY report

Deal value down 43% in first nine months of 2016 compared with last year China the highest value dealmaker in the third quarter Traditional industry acquirers still focused on portfolio realignment LONDON, 01-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Global mining and metals M&A … Read the full press release

EY analysis: deal activity in global mining and metals sector in Q1 down 18% to US$5.9b vs same quarter last year

Increased interest in gold assets and a small uptick in private capital activity are the limited bright spots of a subdued first quarter of deal activity in the global mining and metals sector. Less than a third of companies focused … Read the full press release