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 >>

Katana placement raises $7.8m

Investment company Katana Capital has raised $7.8 million through the issue of 8.4 million shares to sophisticated and professional investors at an issue price of 93 cents per share.

India Resources to raise $1.6m

Copper explorer India Resources has signed a placement agreement with Resource Capital Fund for the issue of up to 200 million shares to raise up to $1.6 million.

Winchester float draws dollars

A private investor has committed $5 million to the public listing of US-focused oil and gas explorer Winchester Energy.
Name Transactions Total
Brett Clark 4 $17.4m >>
Damon Neaves 3 $28.5m >>
Maredi Mphahlele 3 $24.7m >>
Company Transactions Total
Euroz Securities 20 $565.1m >>
Patersons Securities 90 $539.5m >>
UBS 9 $526.6m >>
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 >>


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
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