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 >>

Kibaran up on $28m loan offer

Shares in Perth-based Kibaran Resources surged on news it had received an offer from an unnamed institution to co-finance the company's Epanko graphite project in Africa, with a loan of up to $28 million.

Empire appoints Enerdrill for Red Gully

Empire Oil & Gas has kicked off a $15.7 million capital raising to fund new drilling at its flagship Red Gully North project and evaluate other projects in the Perth Basin near Gingin.

Newera to proceed with zinc project buy

Perth-based minerals explorer Newera Resources will proceed with its proposed acquisition of Arena Exploration in order to own a substantial proportion of the Plomosas zinc project in Mexico, following the completion of due diligence.
Name Transactions Total
Maurice Brand 3 $92.3m >>
David Singleton 3 $37.5m >>
Dongyi Hua 3 $17.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
Morgan Stanley 1 $317.0m >>
Hartleys 18 $314.5m >>
Euroz Securities 12 $264.6m >>
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 37 $412.9m >>
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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