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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>>
ESR CaymanPlacement$438.2m>>
Seven Group HoldingsPlacement$375.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Wayne Taylor3$141.0m>>
Ken Brinsden3$123.0m>>
Rohan Williams1$109.8m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Hartleys45$750.5m>>
Euroz Securities22$634.4m>>
Argonaut23$541.1m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Gilbert + Tobin21$648.0m>>
Allen & Overy5$568.5m>>
Steinepreis Paganin63$321.8m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Woodside Petroleum1$3,500.0m>>
WorleyParsons2$517.0m>>
ESR Cayman1$438.2m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting17$909.5m>>
Cannings Purple24$292.3m>>
Read Corporate22$232.0m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
BDO17$115.8m>>
RSM14$72.4m>>
HLB Mann Judd4$21.5m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Block trade14$4,158.9m>>
Placement320$3,427.7m>>
Entitlement offer54$628.3m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
Chow Tai Fook EnterprisesAcquisition$4,000.0m>>
Acquisition$1,000.0m>>
PERSOL HoldingsAcquisition$777.7m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
Brad Rogers1$1,000.0m>>
Christopher Sutherland1$777.7m>>
Rob Scott1$700.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Highbury Partnership2$4,526.0m>>
Lazard1$4,000.0m>>
Macquarie Capital7$2,636.5m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Herbert Smith Freehills9$4,949.1m>>
Allen & Overy8$4,939.7m>>
Gilbert + Tobin15$1,769.7m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Alinta Energy1$4,000.0m>>
Chow Tai Fook Enterprises1$4,000.0m>>
KKR1$1,000.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Cannings Purple15$1,093.6m>>
FTI Consulting8$976.5m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS9$819.2m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Deloitte1$177.0m>>
BDO10$146.4m>>
Lonergan Edwards1$138.6m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Acquisition113$10,574.4m>>
Asset acquisition122$3,743.8m>>
Merger7$110.6m>>