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>>
Seven West MediaEntitlement offer$311.0m>>
WellardIPO$298.9m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/MANAGING DIRECTORTransactionsTotal
Peter Coates1$500.0m>>
Tim Worner1$311.0m>>
Mauro Balzarini1$298.9m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
UBS4$628.4m>>
Deutsche Bank1$298.9m>>
Macquarie Capital3$286.1m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
King & Wood Mallesons3$556.0m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills2$321.8m>>
Steinepreis Paganin45$218.8m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Santos1$500.0m>>
Seven West Media1$311.0m>>
Wellard1$298.9m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Cannings Corporate1$311.0m>>
Cannings Purple11$218.4m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS10$167.3m>>

Top Accountants

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Deloitte2$314.5m>>
KPMG1$86.0m>>
BDO13$63.8m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction TypeTransactionsTotal
Placement105$1,210.2m>>
IPO11$514.6m>>
Entitlement offer34$434.8m>>

Top Deals

BidderTypeValue
Woodside PetroleumAcquisition$11,600.0m>>
Brookfield Macquarie ConsortiumAsset acquisition$2,500.0m>>
Independence GroupAcquisition$1,800.0m>>

Most Active Directors

CEO/Managing DirectorTransactionsTotal
Peter Coleman1$11,600.0m>>
Peter Botten1$11,600.0m>>
Brett Darley1$5,000.0m>>

Top Advisers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Gresham Partners2$11,730.0m>>
Merrill Lynch1$11,600.0m>>
Macquarie Capital6$4,685.0m>>

Top Lawyers

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Allens5$16,201.0m>>
Herbert Smith Freehills13$14,421.3m>>
K&L Gates8$3,510.6m>>

Top Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
Oil Search1$11,600.0m>>
Woodside Petroleum1$11,600.0m>>
iiNet2$3,200.0m>>

Top PR Companies

CompanyTransactionsTotal
FTI Consulting13$13,530.9m>>
Cannings Purple14$2,467.3m>>
Citadel-MAGNUS2$1,801.2m>>

Top Independent Experts

CompanyTransactionsTotal
BDO19$3,805.3m>>
Lonergan Edwards1$1,600.0m>>
Grant Thornton1$49.0m>>

Top Transaction Types

Transaction typeTransactionsTotal
Acquisition69$18,261.3m>>
Asset acquisition56$4,057.3m>>
Scheme of Arrangement1$1,600.0m>>

Exporters

LabelValue
Rio Tinto$24.61bn
BHP Billiton$21.42bn
North West Shelf Venture$16.37bn
Fortescue Metals Group$9.91bn
Woodside Petroleum$7.42bn
Others$113.89bn
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