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Posted on - 11 Oct 2022

Category - Finance/M&A

With the continuing volatility in equity markets, September was another depressed month for equity funding in the battery materials space, with only US$807m raised. While there were a number of successful equity raisings in lithium, they were all relatively small, resulting in total funds raised of only US$425m. Funds raised in lithium are now down 45% y/y YTD, a pretty poor return in a year when prices have gone to a record and the industry would have been expected to kick on with its expansion projects. The paltry battery materials capital raisings look even worse compared with Downstream industries, which...

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Batteries Battery Materials Debt Downstream Equity Funding Gap Fundraising Lithium