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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
SantosPlacement$500.0m>>
WellardPublic offer$298.9m>>
Independence GroupPlacement$250.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Peter Coates1$500.0m>>
Mauro Balzarini1$298.9m>>
Peter Bradford1$250.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Euroz Securities20$516.0m>>
Macquarie Capital5$513.9m>>
UBS5$461.8m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
King & Wood Mallesons3$556.0m>>
Corrs Chambers Westgarth4$442.9m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills3$361.6m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Santos1$500.0m>>
Wellard1$298.9m>>
Independence Group2$281.4m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting11$209.5m>>
Cannings Purple21$190.2m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS10$167.4m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
PwC1$298.9m>>
BDO24$159.2m>>
Grant Thornton3$49.9m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Placement238$2,557.0m>>
Public offer48$541.6m>>
Placement + share purchase plan15$327.2m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
Australian Grains ChampionAcquisition$3,000.0m>>
Asset acquisition$1,600.0m>>
Evolution MiningAcquisition$742.7m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
John Corbett1$3,000.0m>>
Andrew Crane1$3,000.0m>>
Richard Goyder1$705.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Gresham Partners3$4,600.0m>>
Macquarie Capital6$3,358.7m>>
Deutsche Bank1$3,000.0m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
King & Wood Mallesons8$3,526.9m>>
Jackson McDonald6$3,113.5m>>
Gilbert + Tobin5$3,078.4m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Australian Grains Champion1$3,000.0m>>
CBH Group1$3,000.0m>>
Keystart1$1,600.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting11$3,533.3m>>
Cannings Purple13$3,196.3m>>
Fivemark Partners5$1,006.3m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Lonergan Edwards1$153.7m>>
BDO8$118.6m>>
KPMG1$86.0m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Acquisition71$5,791.6m>>
Asset acquisition79$5,058.2m>>
Reverse takeover47$779.8m>>