Battery metals deal activity starting to accelerate, says EY
Published: Friday, 03 August 2018
Mergers and acquisitions in the metals and mining sector may have slowed overall but battery metals deal activity has begun to accelerate, according to a report by consultancy EY.
Deal value for rare earths and lithium assets was up 22%
year on year in the first half of 2018, with companies
increasingly looking to capitalize on future demand for
electric vehicles (EVs), EY said in a note.
"Mining and metals companies are increasingly excited by the
potential of minerals...