The global M&A deals for 2019 were, however, lower than the prior year, global data and analytics company, GlobalData, said this week. This follows a decline in volumes and values for 2019.
“The metals and mining sector saw a decline in deal value in 2019, when compared with 2018,” said Global Data in a new report.
It further adds: “The overall deal value fell by 39.14 percent from $101.6bn in 2018 to $61.8bn in 2019.
"Deal volume also decreased by 3.32 percent from 1385 to 1339 tons.”