Apex says it wants to raise $11.4 million

Apex Minerals shares have jumped after the gold miner announced it is seeking to raise nearly $11.4 million through a private placement and rights issue.

CGA snapped up in $1.08bn takeover bid

Canadian miner B2Gold has swooped on Perth-based CGA Mining, offering the equivalent of $C3.18 ($3.13) per share in an all-scrip takeover bid worth around $C1.1 billion ($1.08 billion).

Focus to raise $227m through placement

Focus Minerals’ is aiming to expand output to more 500,000 ounces of gold per year after one of China’s top gold producers, Shandong Mining, agreed to take a 51 per cent stake in the Perth-based miner

Alicanto makes successful ASX debut

Alicanto Minerals has become the fifth Perth listing on the Australian Securities Exchange this financial year.

MPA to raise $4.5m to expand barra farm

Australia's largest ocean-grown barramundi producer has launched a $4.5 million share offer to fund the expansion of its fish farm at Cone Bay, north east of Broome.

LinQ to accept $80m takeover offer

LinQ Resources Fund has accepted an off-market takeover bid from Singapore-based investment house IMC Resources that values the target at around $80 million.

Aust China's top market for investment: report

Australia has been cemented as China’s top market for business transactions, with 32 deals being done since 2011, worth a total of $US11 billion, research released today says.

Beadell lines up $10m in contingency funds

Beadell Resources has secured an additional $10 million in financing from Macquarie Bank as the company nears completion of construction of the processing plant at its Tucano gold mine in Brazil.

ZYL up on $18m financing arrangement

Shares in coal miner ZYL have jumped after it announced an $18 million financing arrangement for its Mbila and Kangwane Central projects in South Africa.

GCS slashes price for $32m raising

Global Construction Services has re-priced its $32 million capital raising at 60 cents per share, with managing director Enzo Gullotti saying the company could not have picked a worse time to go to th

Avita announces $10m capital raising plan

Medical research firm Avita Medical has announced a proposal to raise up to $10 million, with Octa Phillip Bioscience Managers committing to tip in $3 million.

GCS to raise $32m to strengthen balance sheet

Construction group Global Construction Services has announced a $32.1 million capital raising plan to reduce its debts and provide additional capital to achieve a 20 per cent growth target over the ne

MacPhersons secures additional funds for Nimbus

MacPhersons Resources has raised an additional $4 million for exploration at its Nimbus silver project near Kalgoorlie, following on from securing an $8.6 million investment from USA-based RK Mine Fin

Wooldridges turns the last page

Schools supplier Campion Education has agreed to purchase the stock of one-time market leader Wooldridges, bringing to an end any hopes of reviving the Wooldridges business and delivering a return to

Provident Capital backs Sumatra in capital raising

Sumatra Copper & Gold has raised $3.78 million through a share placement, with Australian investment house Provident Capital Partners emerging as a cornerstone investor.

Strickland to focus on Brazil after acquisition

Perth-based gold play Strickland Resources is repositioning itself as a Brazil-focused exploration company, after announcing the acquisition of Orinoco Resources and launching a $2.7 million capital r

Terranova flying on African acquisition

Shares in Terranova Minerals shot up on the ASX today, after the Perth-based exploration company announced the acquisition of the 3 million ounce Manica gold project in Mozambique in a cash and scrip

Ausdrill scoops up BTP for $165m

Ausdrill has completed its acquisition of the Best Tractor Parts Group, announcing today it has agreed to pay $165 million for the earthmoving and tractor equipment retailer.

Sundance shares soar on takeover deal

Shares in Sundance Resources have shot up by more than 11 per cent after it accepted a reduced takeover offer from China's Hanlong Mining.

Talison snapped up for $700 million

International chemicals and materials giant Rockwood Holdings has announced it will acquire Perth-based Talison Lithium in an all cash takeover worth C$724 million ($698 million).

Southern Cross Goldfields completes $5.2m raising

Southern Cross Goldfields has launched a $5.2 million capital raising it says will underpin its transition from gold explorer to producer.