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The dire predictions that hundreds of junior miners would be delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange this year have turned out to be dead wrong, despite the continuing downturn in the sector, which began in 2011.
Valuations in the mining sector have sunk low enough to attract value-oriented private equity funds, including big generalist firms Apollo Global Management, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co.
The latest statistics from the TSX Venture Exchange confirm what we all know: The juniors are in a serious slump.