Anglo American plc

20 Carlton House Terrace,
London, SW1Y 5AN
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7698 8888
www.angloamerican.com

Anglo American plc, a mining company, is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. Our portfolio of mining businesses meets our customers' changing needs and spans bulk commodities – iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal and thermal coal; base metals and minerals – copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates; and precious metals and minerals – in which we are a global leader in both platinum and diamonds.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $5M $5M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - - - 2 - 3
vol $545M $545M
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Largest De Beers SA
$5M (2012-08-16)
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Largest Boart Longyear Ltd.
$545M (2005-06-07)

According to our data here at Mergr, Anglo American has acquired 2 companies. It has also divested 3 assets.

Anglo American’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired De Beers SA for $5M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold Boart Longyear to Bain Capital Private Equity for $545M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include metals/mining (100%).

When analyzing the metals/mining sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 157 metals/mining companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 2 have acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic metals/mining acquirer over the past 3 years is Nucor, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the metals/mining sector over the past 3 years is Speyside Equity LLC with 4 platform acquisitions.

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