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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

ECM - Top Deals

Top Deals

CompanyTypeRaised
Woodside PetroleumBlock trade$3,500.0m>>
Woodside PetroleumEntitlement offer$2,530.1m>>
ESR CaymanPlacement$438.2m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Peter Coleman1$2,530.1m>>
Ken Brinsden4$202.6m>>
Wayne Taylor3$141.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
UBS5$2,785.3m>>
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management1$2,530.1m>>
Euroz Securities19$741.9m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Herbert Smith Freehills3$2,734.1m>>
Allen & Overy8$735.7m>>
Gilbert + Tobin22$705.1m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Woodside Petroleum2$6,030.1m>>
ESR Cayman1$438.2m>>
Seven Group Holdings1$375.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Read Corporate28$332.9m>>
FTI Consulting12$294.5m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS18$202.1m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
RSM14$74.1m>>
BDO12$57.8m>>
EY2$30.9m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Block trade11$3,729.2m>>
Placement333$3,442.8m>>
Entitlement offer54$3,035.2m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
HCFMerger$1,786.2m>>
Acquisition$1,000.0m>>
PERSOL HoldingsAcquisition$777.7m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
John Van Der Wielen1$1,786.2m>>
Brad Rogers1$1,000.0m>>
Chris Ellison2$806.2m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Macquarie Capital5$2,167.9m>>
UBS3$1,408.0m>>
Highbury Partnership2$1,128.0m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
King & Wood Mallesons6$2,985.4m>>
Gilbert + Tobin14$2,554.8m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills9$2,023.9m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
HCF1$1,786.2m>>
HBF1$1,786.2m>>
AWE3$1,591.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting6$2,136.8m>>
Cannings Purple13$1,553.0m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS9$946.8m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Grant Thornton2$612.0m>>
Deloitte1$177.0m>>
KPMG1$93.0m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Acquisition103$7,368.4m>>
Asset acquisition106$3,073.0m>>
Merger5$2,058.6m>>