An eventful year for copper

An eventful year for copper

Copper had a breakout year in 2017 with a number of factors combining to improve price and sentiment...

Copper News

20 DECEMBER 2017
Capricorn in production

Capricorn in production

EMR Capital and Lighthouse Minerals' Capricorn copper mine in North Queensland has produced its first...

Capital markets

20 NOVEMBER 2017
Coal, copper drive Aussie deals

Coal, copper drive Aussie deals

A surge in year-to-date mining deals in Australia is largely the result of Rio Tinto's Coal & Allied...

M&A

24 OCTOBER 2017
EMR moves into Africa

EMR moves into Africa

EMR Capital has acquired an operating mine from Vale and African Rainbow Minerals for US$97.1 million...

M&A

16 AUGUST 2017
Capricorn locks in debt

Capricorn locks in debt

Capricorn Copper has secured A$45 million in bank financing for Queensland mine restart

Capital markets

18 JULY 2017
Copper revival closer

Copper revival closer

New lease on life for Mt Gordon

Feasibility

21 APRIL 2017
Mining becomes seller's market

Mining becomes seller's market

A strengthening in commodity prices suggests that 2017 will be a good time to sell, rather than buy,...

Capital markets

06 MARCH 2017
EMR closes second fund

EMR closes second fund

PE fund EMR Capital has closed its second fund, raising $US860 million

Capital markets

16 NOVEMBER 2016
Mining PE funds drying up

Mining PE funds drying up

Denham Capital boss Bert Koth says the pool of private equity funds available to miners is likely shrinking...

Capital markets

09 NOVEMBER 2016
EMR ups potash interest

EMR ups potash interest

Private equity firm EMR Capital has agreed to invest up to $C20 million in Canadian potash player Crystal...

Capital markets

03 MAY 2016
EMR completes Martabe buy-out

EMR completes Martabe buy-out

A consortium led by EMR Capital completes the $US775 million acquisition of Martabe

M&A

18 MARCH 2016
PE to step up in 2016

PE to step up in 2016

Significant private equity interest this year expected to translate to more deals in 2016

Capital markets

22 DECEMBER 2015