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
TransAlta Corporation Preferential share issue $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy Convertible bonds issue $200.0m >>
Sandfire Resources Block trade $125.0m >>

Discovery leaves resources, picks up casino

Oil and gas explorer Discovery Resources has announced plans to leave the resources industry through the purchase of the Canberra Casino.

Kibaran to raise $5m for Epanko

Kibaran Resources has kicked off a $5.1 million capital raising to fund ongoing work on its flagship Epanko graphite project in Africa.

Proteomics makes debut on ASX

Nedlands-based Proteomics International Laboratories has made a solid debut on the ASX today, closing 2.5 cents above its issue price at 22.5 cents per share, with about 1.13 million shares changing hands.
Name Transactions Total
George Bauk 2 $49.5m >>
David Pringle 2 $22.0m >>
John Borshoff 1 $200.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
JP Morgan 1 $200.0m >>
Macquarie Capital 1 $125.0m >>
Morgans 2 $43.7m >>
Company Transactions Total
Squire Patton Boggs 5 $247.1m >>
Herbert Smith Freehills 2 $206.3m >>
Johnson Winter & Slattery 2 $49.5m >>
Company Transactions Total
TransAlta Corporation 1 $220.0m >>
Paladin Energy 1 $200.0m >>
Sandfire Resources 1 $125.0m >>
Company Transactions Total
Cannings Purple 2 $49.5m >>
Read Corporate 2 $19.4m >>
Professional Public Relations 6 $12.1m >>
Company Transactions Total
Stantons International 3 $51.9m >>
BDO 2 $11.7m >>
Deloitte 1 $3.5m >>
Transaction type Transactions Total
Placement 22 $128.9m >>
Entitlement offer 7 $21.5m >>
Placement + entitlement offer 6 $65.9m >>


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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