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 >>

Cash Converters to raise $45m, end commission deal

Cash Converters International says it plans to raise $45 million to help terminate commissions to development agents on its rapidly growing personal loans business.

Hackett joins White Star raising

Subiaco-based White Star Resources, which is in the process of acquiring a technology business, will seek shareholder approval to increase its previously announced capital raising to $5 million, to accommodate a new prominent cornerstone investor.

Blackstone invests $150m in WA's NLV

National Lifestyle Villages is planning a major expansion after signing an innovative $150 million partnership deal with Blackstone, the second international private equity group to back the Perth business.
Name Transactions Total
Maurice Brand 3 $92.3m >>
David Singleton 3 $37.5m >>
Bryan Dixon 3 $6.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
Morgan Stanley 1 $317.0m >>
Hartleys 17 $269.4m >>
Euroz Securities 12 $266.9m >>
Company Transactions Total
Ashurst 6 $874.3m >>
Steinepreis Paganin 34 $519.0m >>
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
BDO 10 $99.5m >>
KPMG 2 $95.2m >>
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$81.20bn
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