The US had US$1.83 billion worth of metal metals and mining industry M&A deals in Q2 2020, according to market analyst GlobalData.

The value marked an increase of 65.5% over the previous quarter and a rise of 11.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average of US$1.64 billion, the company said.

The US held a 20.7% share of the global metals and mining industry M&A deal value, totalling US$8.86 billion in Q2 2020, and had 42 deals during Q2 2020, a rise of 35.5% over the previous quarter and a rise of 20% over the last four-quarter average.

This story uses material from GlobalData, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.