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Trends in gold mining corporate activity

Trends in gold mining corporate activity

Report summary

Over the past year, there has been a rise in the sale of less profitable assets. This decline in profitability has been largely attributable to the rise in mine cash operating costs, coupled with a moderation in gold prices. We have analysed some of the more significant gold mine asset and company transactions in H2 2012 and H1 2013 from a dataset of over 500 transactions. Unlike the previous twelve months, the top 10 major producers have been less active in the acquisition of assets. The...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction review (H2 2012-H1 2013)
    • The effects of lower margins
    • Conclusion/ Summary

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Transaction review (H2 2012-H1 2013)
    • Selected M&A activity
    • Selected asset targeted M&A
    • Selected asset transactions
    • 2012 Gold mine total cash cost plus sustaining capital cost curve
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