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
MMA Offshore Placement + entitlement offer $317.0m >>
Aquarius Platinum Entitlement offer $244.0m >>
Paladin Energy Placement + entitlement offer $205.0m >>

Triton secures $20m for Nicanda Hill

Subiaco-based explorer Triton Minerals has secured a funding facility of up to $20 million over two years with Lone Star Investments, to assist in the development of its Nicanda Hill graphite and vanadium deposit in Mozambique.

Phytotech starts trading on a high

Medicinal marijuana company Phytotech Medical has made a stellar stock market debut, with its shares doubling in value.

Corporate finance review 2014 - SPECIAL REPORT

We've analysed 450 WA takeovers and capital raisings worth $18 billion to rank the top advisers, brokers and lawyers.
Name Transactions Total
Maurice Brand 3 $92.3m >>
David Singleton 3 $37.5m >>
Dongyi Hua 3 $17.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
Morgan Stanley 1 $317.0m >>
Hartleys 18 $314.5m >>
Euroz Securities 12 $264.6m >>
Company Transactions Total
Ashurst 7 $902.4m >>
Steinepreis Paganin 40 $449.4m >>
Gilbert + Tobin 12 $276.8m >>
Company Transactions Total
MMA Offshore 1 $317.0m >>
Aquarius Platinum 1 $244.0m >>
Paladin Energy 1 $205.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Purple 15 $301.9m >>
Mandate Corporate 3 $187.3m >>
FTI Consulting 7 $162.3m >>
Company Transactions Total
BDO 12 $108.7m >>
KPMG 2 $95.2m >>
Moore Stephens Perth 3 $24.2m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 124 $1,370.3m >>
Entitlement offer 36 $409.0m >>
Placement + entitlement offer 26 $775.2m >>


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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