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
BWP Trust Entitlement offer $200.0m >>
Forge Group Block trade $187.0m >>
Karoon Gas Australia Placement $150.0m >>

WA explorers receive $3.6m commitments

Two Perth-based minerals explorers announced today that their placements had received commitments from investors, worth a combined $3.6 million in total.

Cardinal raises $900,000 for Ghana

Cardinal Resources has completed its bid for $900,000 of capital from sophisticated and professional investors, with additional rights issue shares yet to become available to eligible shareholders.

Arrium shares fall 38%

Shares in iron ore and steel maker Arrium have dived more than 38 per cent in response to its $754 million capital raising.
Name Transactions Total
Brett Clark 4 $17.4m >>
Damon Neaves 3 $28.5m >>
Maredi Mphahlele 3 $24.7m >>
Company Transactions Total
Macquarie Capital 3 $379.8m >>
UBS 5 $364.7m >>
Patersons Securities 27 $229.6m >>
Company Transactions Total
Steinepreis Paganin 38 $263.5m >>
Herbert Smith Freehills 3 $262.9m >>
K&L Gates 4 $179.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
BWP Trust 1 $200.0m >>
BC Iron 2 $192.8m >>
Forge Group 1 $187.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Purple 8 $363.4m >>
FTI Consulting 5 $163.3m >>
Read Corporate 19 $158.3m >>
Company Transactions Total
Stantons International 4 $35.0m >>
BDO 5 $20.6m >>
Deloitte 1 $5.0m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 137 $1,609.3m >>
Entitlement offer 61 $651.9m >>
Share purchase plan 23 $438.5m >>

Exporters

LabelValue
Rio Tinto$21.40bn
BHP Billiton Iron Ore$17.97bn
North West Shelf Venture$16.84bn
Fortescue Metals Group$8.12bn
Gold Corporation$5.81bn
Others$53.80bn
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