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 >>

New Standard taps Credit Suisse for $US3m

New Standard Energy has secured $US3 million ($A3.9 million) from its existing debt facility with Credit Suisse to provide working capital while it continues transaction discussions with unnamed parties.

MYOB launches $2.7bn return to market

Accounting software giant MYOB is preparing to raise more than $800 million by returning to the stock market after a six-year absence.

Local tech entrepreneur invests in Alcidion

Perth technology entrepreneur Nathan Buzza has added to his investment in health informatics company Alcidion Corporation, which has raised $1.5 million to fund the expansion of its Miya platform.
Name Transactions Total
Maurice Brand 3 $92.3m >>
David Singleton 3 $37.5m >>
Dongyi Hua 3 $17.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
Ashurst 7 $902.4m >>
Steinepreis Paganin 41 $451.9m >>
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 $411.0m >>
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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