Corporate finance

Business News has created a comprehensive database of corporate transaction activity in Western Australia. This rich source of transaction data and news coverage covers Equity Capital Market (capital raisings) across the full spectrum of WA listed companies, from junior explorers through to major industrial and mining giants. It also includes details of Merger and Acquisition transactions covering a three-year period. Business News IQ allows you to explore not only the details of company transactions, but the corporate advisers, lawyers, accountants and public relations firms associated with these transactions. The information is gathered from sources including company annual reports, the ASX, ASIC and directly from the companies listed.

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Corporate Finance

Company Type Raised
TransAlta Corporation Preferential share issue $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy Convertible bonds issue $200.0m >>
Sandfire Resources Block trade $125.0m >>

South Boulder to raise $6m for Colluli

West Perth-based explorer South Boulder Mines has announced another capital raising to fund ongoing work at its Colluli potash project in East Africa.

Viburnum plays ball on students’ pitch

Students at the University of Western Australia have partnered with Nedlands-based money manager Viburnum Funds to set up a $20,000 student-run managed fund.

TNG secures $2m for Mount Peake

Metals explorer TNG has secured a $2 million placement to progress a feasibility study on its planned Mount Peake vanadium project in the Northern Territory.
Name Transactions Total
George Bauk 2 $49.5m >>
David Pringle 2 $22.0m >>
John Borshoff 1 $200.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
JP Morgan 1 $200.0m >>
Macquarie Capital 1 $125.0m >>
Bell Potter Securities 2 $49.2m >>
Company Transactions Total
Squire Patton Boggs 5 $247.1m >>
Herbert Smith Freehills 2 $206.3m >>
Johnson Winter & Slattery 2 $49.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
TransAlta Corporation 1 $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy 1 $200.0m >>
Sandfire Resources 1 $125.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Purple 2 $49.5m >>
Read Corporate 3 $21.4m >>
Professional Public Relations 6 $12.1m >>
Company Transactions Total
Stantons International 3 $51.9m >>
BDO 2 $11.7m >>
Deloitte 1 $3.5m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 24 $210.9m >>
Placement + entitlement offer 7 $129.9m >>
Entitlement offer 7 $21.5m >>


Rio Tinto$26.71bn
BHP Billiton Iron Ore$24.30bn
North West Shelf Venture$19.62bn
Fortescue Metals Group$12.48bn
Woodside Petroleum$6.09bn
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