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BMO Capital Markets was top M&A financial adviser in metals & mining sector for 2021, finds GlobalData

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BMO Capital Markets was the top mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financial adviser in the metals & mining sector for 2021, according to GlobalData, which noted BMO Capital Market advised on 19 deals worth a total $20.5 billion. A total of 1,502 M&A deals were announced in the sector during 2021.

According to GlobalData’s report, ‘Global and Metals & Mining M&A Report Financial Adviser League Tables 2021’, deal value for the sector increased by 81.4% from $61.3 billion during 2020 to $111.2 billion during 2021.

Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “There was no competition for BMO Capital Markets in securing the top spot, both in terms of deal value and volume. MO Capital Markets was the only advisor to surpass the $20 billion mark, while the number of deals advised by firm was a little shy of touching the 20 mark.”

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Trinity Watthana Public Company occupied the second position in terms of value, with eight deals worth $12.7 billion; followed by CIBC Capital Markets, with six deals worth $12.7 billion; TD Securities, with four deals worth $11.8 billion; and Bank of America, with two deals worth $11.4 billion.

Canaccord Genuity Group occupied the second position in terms of volume, with 10 deals worth $4 billion; followed by Trinity Watthana Public. RBC Capital Markets occupied the fourth position by volume, with eight deals worth $6.8 billion; followed by Haywood Securities with eight deals worth $314 million.

  • Quotes are provided by Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData
  • The information is based on GlobalData’s Financial Deals Database
  • This press release was written using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis conducted by GlobalData’s team of industry experts

Methodology for League Tables

GlobalData league tables are based on the real-time tracking of thousands of company websites, advisory firm websites and other reliable sources available on the secondary domain. A dedicated team of analysts monitors all these sources to gather in-depth details for each deal, including adviser names.

To ensure further robustness to the data, the company also seeks submissions from leading advisers, through an adviser submission forms on GlobalData, which allows both legal and financial advisers to submit their deal details.

For league tables, we have considered M&A including asset transactions, venture capital and private equity deals where advisors were involved.

About GlobalData

4,000 of the world’s largest companies, including over 70% of FTSE 100 and 60% of Fortune 100 companies, make more timely and better business decisions thanks to GlobalData’s unique data, expert analysis and innovative solutions, all in one platform. GlobalData’s mission is to help our clients decode the future to be more successful and innovative across a range of industries, including the healthcare, consumer, retail, financial, technology and professional services sectors.

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