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Hannam warns of black swan event

Even the so-called king of M&A Ian Hannam failed to come up with a case for an influx of transactions in the sector, while also questioning if the biggest miners – on which he's built a career – actually represented the best investments now.

Ian Hannam says he is worried about companies like BHP Billton, led by Andrew Mackenzie (photo: PwC)

Ian Hannam says he is worried about companies like BHP Billton, led by Andrew Mackenzie (photo: PwC)

Looking at management, debt levels and past mistakes, the investment banker told a Mines and Money London 2015 crowd he was concerned about issues the normal investor was probably not considering and didn’t...

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