Chris Thompson

An Analysis of the Failed Acquisition of Anglo American by BHP

2024-06-06 BHP - Anglo - Failed Merger

BHP Group attempted an all-share takeover of Anglo American, valuing the company at £31.1 billion. Despite offering a 14% premium, Anglo's board rejected the proposal, citing undervaluation and structural complexities. The deal faced regulatory hurdles and shareholder skepticism, ultimately leading BHP to withdraw. This analysis explores the strategic objectives behind BHP's bid, the financial and regulatory challenges, and the broader market implications of the failed acquisition within the global copper market and mining industry consolidation trends.

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WhatsApp’s monetisation plans

As we know Facebook purchased Whatsapp for a whopping $19bn back in 2014. The social media giant has now decided to monetise its acquisition by including advertisements in its chat messages. WhatsApp has increasingly been used as a platform for which marketers are using to advertise thier products and services. …

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[Breaking] Dragon Ball Super Movie Confirms Super Villain

Dragon Ball Super named official villain for the coming anime movie

Now that we’re on the second-half of the year, and we’re anticipating the coming of the Dragon Ball Super anime movie, questions regarding its plot, villains, and more circled the DBS community for the past months. Today, the official DBS site confirmed the movie’s official supervillain, and it is no …

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