Minmetals plans $6.5 billion copper acquisition

Minmetals announces plans to launch a takeover of Equinox Minerals to gain control of copper mines in Zambia and Saudi Arabia, in the largest hostile bid by a Chinese company to date.
April 06, 2011

Minmetals Land raises $123 million from placement

The Chinese property company upsizes in full, but prices at the bottom as investors are clearly becoming more price sensitive. In a separate deal, an existing shareholder sells $65 million worth of shares in Wumart.
December 18, 2009

Chinese buyers score M&A victories in Australia

Chinese acquirers move steadily ahead in their pursuit of Australian natural resources companies, creating a healthy pool of fees for investment banks advising on these deals.
May 18, 2009

Chinese SOE offers $1.7 billion for Oz Minerals

After Chinalco's deal with Rio Tinto, another Australian metals company turns to a Chinese buyer to resolve pressing debt issues. Regulators have yet to bless either deal.
February 16, 2009