Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc.

333 North Central Avenue,
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
United States,
(602) 366-8100

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is an international natural resources company. Freeport-McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. was formed in 1987 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 1 - - - - 3
vol $25.9B $1.4B $27.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $735M $2.0B $2.7B

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$25.9B (2007-03-19)
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Largest Freeport-Mcmoran Gulf Of Mexico Assets
$2.0B (2016-09-12)

According to our data here at Mergr, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has acquired 3 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Phelps Dodge for $25.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Freeport-Mcmoran Gulf Of Mexico Assets to Anadarko Petroleum for $2.0B. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (67%) and metals/mining (34%).

When analyzing the metals/mining sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 137 metals/mining companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 4 have acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic metals/mining acquirer over the past 3 years is Nucor, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the metals/mining sector over the past 3 years is Speyside Equity LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.

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