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
Seven West Media Entitlement offer $612.0m >>
TransAlta Corporation Preferential share issue $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy Convertible bonds issue $200.0m >>

Mortgage broker AFG launches $140m IPO

Shareholders in Australian Finance Group are planning a major sell-down of their stakes in the Perth-based mortgage provider as part of a $140 million initial public offering launched today.

Alexium taps investor for $8.5m

Specialist materials technology company Alexium International Group has raised about $8.45 million in a placement to a US private investor to fund development of its fire-retardant chemicals project.

Troy raises $40m for Karouni

Troy Resources has announced a $40 million capital raising to fund exploration and development of its Karouni gold project in Guyana.
Name Transactions Total
George Bauk 2 $49.5m >>
David Pringle 2 $22.0m >>
Jonathan Price 2 $15.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
UBS 1 $612.0m >>
Macquarie Capital 2 $265.0m >>
JP Morgan 1 $200.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Herbert Smith Freehills 3 $346.3m >>
Squire Patton Boggs 5 $247.1m >>
Johnson Winter & Slattery 2 $49.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
Seven West Media 1 $612.0m >>
TransAlta Corporation 1 $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy 1 $200.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Corporate 1 $612.0m >>
Cannings Purple 2 $49.5m >>
Read Corporate 3 $21.4m >>
Company Transactions Total
Deloitte 2 $615.5m >>
Stantons International 3 $51.9m >>
BDO 2 $11.7m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 28 $237.4m >>
Entitlement offer 8 $633.5m >>
Placement + entitlement offer 8 $135.9m >>


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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