The BGL Metals Insider addresses capital markets and mergers & acquisitions activity, financial and operating performance of certain publicly-traded companies, and trends and issues affecting the industry.

The metals M&A market is active, continuing on momentum which began in 2011, with acquisitive corporate and private equity buyers seeking strategic buys for growth. Assuming current favorable market conditions hold, deal flow is expected to continue as participants look to invest capital and grow via capability expansion and consolidation.