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Bloomberg recently reported that $12bn had been raised by private equity funds for investment in mining, yet the perception is that there hasn’t been much activity in mining during the calendar year 2014.

In this video, Alexander Keepin, Partner in Corporate Finance and Co-Head of Mining, unpicks BLP’s latest research report which analyses whether private equity funds are actually making investments into the sector, the geographical hotspots for this and which commodities were most popular during 2014.