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Mining and Metals –
London as a centre for global finance
The continuing growth of London as a centre of global finance in many fields is now widely acknowledged. Specifically the global mining industry increasingly looks to the London markets as the natural home for the large established metals producers. The AIM market has also been successful in attracting development stage companies and those graduating from the exploration focused markets overseas. The other major capital markets and associated financial services continues to make London the world centre of mining finance. Find out more about the services we provide to the mining and metals sector.
- Business risks facing the mining and metals sector
Mining and metals businesses face risks that are becoming more extreme and more complex, with resource nationalism, skills shortage and infrastructure as the top three, and the newcomer being sharing the benefits.
While the demand outlook remains strong, the price peaks have passed and so there is a much greater imperative for mining and metals companies to remain nimble and sure-footed in how they manage these fast-changing risks.
- Business risks facing mining and metals 2012-2013
- Effective mining and metals capital project execution
- Fraud and corruption in mining and metals
- Major trends in transactions and financing
Balance sheets are stronger, with many companies faced with the challenging but positive decision of how best to utilize their capital — the dilemma of buy, build or return is back on many boardroom tables.
We can help you to make better and more informed decisions about how to strategically manage capital and implement transactions in the ever-changing mining and metals sector.
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 2012 trends, 2013 outlook
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 9M 2012
- Capital Confidence Barometer
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 1H 2012
- M&A and capital raising - 1Q 2012
- Mining Eye
- Competing for growth in the steel sector
Growth in steelmaking capacity still exceeds demand, with significant over-capacity putting pressure on operators’ profitability. Significant challenges in today’s global steel sector include:
- A shift to emerging markets
- Growth in market volatility and margin pressure
- Lack of operational agility
- A need for business models to evolve
Discover the significant challenges for this sector, how steelmakers can compete for growth and the outlook for 2012.
- Resource nationalism
Resource nationalism has remained in the top risks facing mining and metals companies for the past five year as seems to be picking up pace as governments seek to transfer even more value from the mining and metals sector.
Many governments around the world have now gone beyond taxation in seeking a greater take from the sector, with a wave of requirements introduced such as mandated beneficiation, export levies and limits on foreign ownership.
We closely follow resource nationalism, how it affects our clients and steps mining and metals companies can take to respond to this risk.
- Unique issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS
The refining IFRS series aims to examine the complex, but unique, issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS. These issues will be considered in the context of recent and current developments in the global mining and metals market place.
Our Good Mining Guide is an illustrative set of consolidated financial statements, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), for Good Mining (International) Limited (Good Mining), a fictitious group of mining companies. Good Mining specifically focuses on IFRS issues and the relevant disclosures as they relate to the mining and metals sector.
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View our series which examines the unique issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS.