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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
Independence GroupPlacement$250.0m>>
Resolute MiningPlacement$150.0m>>
Perseus MiningPlacement + entitlement offer$102.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Peter Bradford1$250.0m>>
Jeff Quartermaine1$102.0m>>
Peter Cook1$100.6m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Euroz Securities27$715.8m>>
Hartleys58$572.5m>>
Macquarie Capital7$546.7m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Ashurst10$590.5m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills5$420.9m>>
Gilbert + Tobin19$297.8m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Independence Group2$281.4m>>
Resolute Mining1$150.0m>>
Metals X2$115.6m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Citadel-MAGNUS13$441.6m>>
Cannings Purple22$231.4m>>
FTI Consulting12$224.6m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
BDO27$180.9m>>
PwC1$85.0m>>
HLB Mann Judd11$82.8m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Placement259$2,449.9m>>
Entitlement offer71$543.8m>>
Placement + share purchase plan21$347.5m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
Oil SearchAcquisition $3,048.1m>>
Bendigo and Adelaide BankAsset Acquisition$1,350.0m>>
ENN Ecological HoldingsAsset acquisition$982.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
Ian Testrow1$618.0m>>
Peter Coleman1$459.7m>>
David Robb1$375.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Gresham Partners2$1,484.0m>>
Macquarie Capital10$1,410.2m>>
Goldman Sachs2$665.0m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Allen & Overy6$3,448.5m>>
King & Wood Mallesons10$2,181.3m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills9$1,941.9m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Oil Search1$3,048.1m>>
Interoil1$3,048.1m>>
Government of Western Australia1$1,350.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting11$614.9m>>
Cannings Purple14$542.1m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS5$402.0m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Stantons International1$520.0m>>
BDO11$209.0m>>
Lonergan Edwards1$153.7m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Asset acquisition94$5,846.5m>>
Acquisition80$5,771.0m>>
Other3$623.8m>>