Metals M&A activity may stay subdued amid trade, geopolitical risks, PwC says

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

Merger and acquisition activity in the metals sector may remain subdued in 2020 because of the uncertainty surrounding trade policies and the lingering geopolitical risks, according to an executive with consultancy PwC.

By Andrea Hotter

According to Brian Kelly, PwC’s US metals deals leader, although 2019 was a stellar year for the United States’ economy, it was also permeated with uncertainty."From shifting trade policies to geopolitical instability and volatile metals pricing, deal makers focused on metals did not have an easy go...

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