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short-term return horizon. In the case of junior mining companies, ... Mining and metals companies took advantage of this demand, raising US$113b of investment-grade debt for the repurchase of existing bonds, locking in lower coupons and extending maturities. In 2013, the capital-raising environment is marked by volatility, along with
Vale eyes possible return of 'Inco' to Canadian market as it mulls IPO for part of base metals unit Brazilian mining giant Vale SA, which paid nearly $20-billion for Inco in 2006, said Tuesday it may sell part of its base metals unit in an initial public offering, likely on the Toronto Stock Exchange
BlackRock Global Funds - World Mining Fund is an open-end fund incorporated in Luxembourg. The Fund aims to maximize capital growth in U.S. dollars. The Fund invests in shares of mining companies whose predominant activity is the production of base metals and industrial minerals such as iron ore and coal. The Fund may also hold
Exposure to precious metals can be achieved using a variety of investment vehicles. In this article we introduce streaming companies as one way of achieving this exposure. Streaming companies provide upfront financing for mining companies looking for capital. In return, streaming companies receive
14.12.2010 As of now, however, we have identified 11 companies that can be classified primarily as metals and mining royalty companies. This 11 company universe boasts a combined market capitalization of about $23 billion. Silver Wheaton is the sun within this solar system given its nearly $14 billion market cap (the next closest competitor by
The Real Cost of Mining Gold Wednesday February 04, 2015 15:25 Since the bull market for gold began in 2003, the world’s major gold mining companies have produced tens of millions of ounces of gold and have raised (and written-off) many billions of dollars for capital expenditures and acquisitions.
Standard Poor's survey provides in-depth coverage of the metals and mining industry, with topics covered in the report including industry performance and trends, operational overview, and key ratios and statistics, and with companies analyzed in the comparative company analysis section including Royal Gold, Inc., Newmont Mining Corporation ...
I LIKE cash and I like companies that have cash. But what if they have too much? In other words: a lazy balance sheet. Now first, let me explain why too much cash is lazy. Return on equity (RoE) is a popular metric for measuring a company’s, as well as its executives’, performance. More cash means
A base metal is a common and inexpensive metal, ... base metals may be distinguished by oxidizing or corroding relatively easily and reacting variably with diluted hydrochloric acid (HCl) to form hydrogen. Examples include iron, nickel, lead and zinc. Copper is also considered a base metal because it oxidizes relatively easily, although it does not react with HCl. In mining
The sector is returning to growth but mining and metals (MM) companies face a transformed competitive and operating landscape. The need to improve shareholder returns will drive bold strategies to accelerate productivity, improve margins and better allocate capital to achieve long-term growth. Digital innovation will be a key enabler but
Taurus provides project and acquisition finance debt to emerging mining and metals companies to finance or refinance project developments. We seek semi-annual income distributions from coupons and fee revenue and real asset return through Structured Equity for life of mine in the form of royalties, offtake of physical metal or warrants.
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