HOT TOPIC: Xstrata-Anglo American merger

The news has just been confirmed that Xstrata has proposed a merger with Anglo American in an all-share deal. Do yo...

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The news has just been confirmed that Xstrata has proposed a merger with Anglo American in an all-share deal. Do you think this merger will go forward successfully?

 

Please go to www.CanadianMiningJournal.com and click on the Hot Topic box on the right hand side of the page to vote. As always reader comments are welcome. Send them to the Net News editor, Marilyn Scales, MScales@CanadianMiningJournal.com.

 

Last week our question concerned how to spend a billion dollars to spur growth at a successful gold producer. Our readers were 90% in favour of growth though acquisitions. Increasing production at existing mines appealed to only 8%, and grassroots exploration to only 4%.

 

I wonder if takeover season is upon us again.

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