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 >>

MACA placement to raise $58.5m

Welshpool contractor MACA says it will raise up to $58.5 million through the placement of 30 million shares.

Solco in $9.2m east coast acquisition

Renewable energy group Solco is set to acquire the GO Group of businesses, its latest step in moving away from solar panel wholesaling towards financing and technology.

Allchurch leads $20m US shale play

Oil and gas dealmaker Peter Allchurch has teamed up with fellow Aurora Oil & Gas founder John Kenny, and Houston-based geologist Neville Henry, to list US-focused shale oil hopeful Winchester Energy.
Name Transactions Total
Brett Clark 4 $17.4m >>
Damon Neaves 3 $28.5m >>
Maredi Mphahlele 3 $24.7m >>
Company Transactions Total
Hartleys 26 $623.3m >>
Euroz Securities 12 $274.4m >>
Macquarie Capital 9 $267.7m >>
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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