Borrello bought by national law firm

Thomson Geer has become the latest in a string of east coast law firms to enter the Western Australian market, acquiring LSV Borrello 10 years after the local firm was established.

Aust Mines to raise up to $10m

Australian Mines has launched an underwritten share purchase plan, with the funds raised to advance its Sconi project.

All-time high for Wesfarmers shares amid $230m purchase

Wesfarmers shares have hit an all-time high on the same day it announced the $230 million acquisition of online retailer Catch Group.

Canaccord set to buy Patersons for $25 million

Canada-based Canaccord Genuity has struck a deal to acquire underperforming Perth-based stock broker Patersons Securities for about $25 million.

Cazaly to sell Parker Range for up to $13.4m

Cazaly Resources has signed an agreement to sell its Parker Range iron ore project in the Yilgarn region to private explorer Gold Valley Iron for up to $13.35 million plus royalties.

Battery metals juniors raise $21.5m

TNG is set to raise $15 million via a share placement and rights issue, while Lithium Australia has announced a $6.5 million rights issue.

PolarX to raise $4.3m

PolarX will undertake a $4.3 million rights issue, less than a week after it secured the same amount via an earn-in investment from Lundin Mining.

Peel raises $7m

Base metals junior Peel Mining has raised $7 million through an oversubscribed share placement, with the funds to go towards its projects in the Cobar Basin in NSW.

Salt Lake raises $20m

Salt Lake Potash has raised $20.25 million via a share placement, with the funds set to advance the development of its Lake Way project.

Titan raises $20m for acquisition

Titan Minerals has raised $20 million via a share placement, as the Subiaco-based junior seeks to complete its acquisition of Canada-based Core Gold and advance Core's Dynasty Goldfield project in Ecuador.

Africa-focused juniors raise $14m

Uranium explorer Deep Yellow and Rare earths hopeful Pensana Metals have raised $9 million and $5 million, respectively, as the two companies seek to advance their projects in Africa.

Lepidico to raise $11m

Lepidico has raised $10.8 million via a rights issue, with the funds to go towards its lithium hydroxide production product.

Packer sells $1.76bn Crown stake

James Packer has sold a $1.76 billion stake in Crown Resorts to Hong Kong-based Melco Resorts & Entertainment.

Orthocell raises $10.6m

Orthocell has capitalised on a sustained rally in its share price to raise $10.6 million via a share placement at 40 cents per share.

Strike, CSBP in $5m gas deal

Strike Energy has executed a $5 million sales option with Wesfarmers subsidiary CSBP, for up to 100 petajoules of gas from its half-owned West Erregulla project.

Auroch to buy Minotaur’s WA nickel assets

Auroch Minerals is tapping into the resurgence of nickel activity in Western Australia, striking a deal to acquire Minotaur Exploration’s Saints and Leinster projects near Kalgoorlie.

Seven West takes 100% of Community News

The publisher of The West Australian has increased its dominance of WA’s media sector by purchasing News Corp’s 50.1 per cent stake in Community Newspaper Group.

Mincor to raise $23m

Mincor Resources has raised $18 million in a share placement and is seeking to secure an additional $5 million via a share purchase plan to facilitate the restart of its Kambalda nickel operations.

Strandline raises $5.5m

Strandline Resources has raised $5.5 million via a share placement, with the proceeds set to advance its Coburn mineral sands project.

Middle Island raises doubts on Alto takeover

Middle Island Resources says a defeating condition of a takeover offer made for fellow Western Australian gold junior Alto Metals has been triggered, after alleging shortfall shares were issued contrary to the terms of a prospectus.

Mincor buys IGO’s Long for $9.5m

Mincor Resources is moving closer towards a revival of its nickel operations after it acquired the Long mine from Independence Group for up to $9.5 million and announced a capital raising.