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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Mark Pownall, Executive Editor, introducing the Corporate Finance initiative

Corporate Finance

Company Type Raised
Mermaid Marine Australia Placement + entitlement offer $317.0m >>
Aquarius Platinum Entitlement offer $244.0m >>
Sirius Resources Placement $189.0m >>

TNG gets $5 million for Mt Peake

Subiaco-based metals explorer TNG has secured $5 million through a placement to fund the definitive feasibility study on its Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project in the Northern Territory.

Lynas raising falls short

Shareholders have taken up just one third of new shares offered by troubled rare earths miner Lynas Corporation in its effort to raise $71 million.

Muted support for Buru raising

Buru Energy has received a quarter of its maximum allowable $12 million in subscription applications for its share purchase plan following a recent $28 million placement.
Name Transactions Total
Maurice Brand 3 $92.3m >>
David Singleton 3 $37.5m >>
Bryan Dixon 3 $6.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
UBS 10 $931.8m >>
Patersons Securities 94 $588.3m >>
JP Morgan 4 $490.3m >>
Company Transactions Total
Ashurst Australia 6 $874.3m >>
Steinepreis Paganin 31 $511.0m >>
Allen & Overy 1 $244.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Mermaid Marine Australia 1 $317.0m >>
Aquarius Platinum 1 $244.0m >>
Sirius Resources 1 $189.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Purple 15 $302.8m >>
Professional Public Relations 29 $194.4m >>
Mandate Corporate 3 $189.6m >>
Company Transactions Total
KPMG 2 $95.2m >>
BDO 7 $91.5m >>
Deloitte 1 $60.0m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 113 $1,211.1m >>
Entitlement offer 27 $413.3m >>
Placement + entitlement offer 22 $490.6m >>

Exporters

LabelValue
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
Others$78.57bn
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