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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
WorleyParsonsBlock trade$341.0m>>
WorleyParsonsBlock trade$176.0m>>
Cooper EnergyEntitlement offer$151.2m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Wayne Taylor2$136.0m>>
Rohan Williams1$109.8m>>
Ken Brinsden2$105.5m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Euroz Securities23$636.4m>>
Hartleys43$621.9m>>
Argonaut17$402.6m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Gilbert + Tobin18$576.3m>>
Ashurst10$400.2m>>
Steinepreis Paganin63$318.3m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
WorleyParsons2$517.0m>>
Cooper Energy2$213.8m>>
Resolute Mining1$150.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting15$839.1m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS10$247.6m>>
Read Corporate13$179.2m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
BDO23$155.7m>>
PwC2$95.8m>>
HLB Mann Judd8$76.7m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Placement212$2,122.3m>>
Block trade12$723.9m>>
Entitlement offer56$578.1m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
Cheung Kong Infrastructure HoldingsAcquisition$7,486.4m>>
Chow Tai Fook EnterprisesAcquisition$4,000.0m>>
Bendigo and Adelaide BankAsset Acquisition$1,350.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
David Bartholomew1$7,486.4m>>
Christopher Sutherland1$777.7m>>
Ian Murray1$350.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Macquarie Capital9$9,185.9m>>
Gresham Partners3$8,885.5m>>
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management2$7,672.4m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Allens2$8,836.4m>>
King & Wood Mallesons7$8,478.5m>>
Allen & Overy5$5,494.7m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
DUET Group1$7,486.4m>>
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings1$7,486.4m>>
Alinta Energy1$4,000.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting10$749.7m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS5$511.8m>>
Cannings Purple10$406.0m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
KPMG1$7,486.4m>>
BDO15$229.8m>>
Lonergan Edwards1$138.6m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Acquisition92$15,061.1m>>
Asset acquisition108$5,754.1m>>
Merger10$172.4m>>