Mark McAuliffe

Mark McAuliffe holds degrees in Jurisprudence, Law and Science (Viticulture & Oenology). He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1981. From 1981 to 1989, Mr McAuliffe was with Downing & Downing. He then went on to establish McAuliffe & Associates as an litigation and commercial law firm. In 2008, Mr McAuliffe left St Georges Terrace in Perth to set up McAuliffe Legal in Margaret River and Busselton. He specialised as a litigation lawyer for over 25 years. Since starting McAuliffe Legal, he does extensive work on a range of matters including commercial transactions and disputes, family law, wills and estate planning, litigation and personal injuries. Mr McAuliffe and his wife run their own vineyard at Rosa Glen and consequently, he has a good understanding of the wine industry. He has extensive experience in wine law particularly in relation to vineyard and winery contracts, supply, distribution and bottling agreements and liquor licensing.
Bio last updated 04 Dec 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director (Executive Chair & MD Oct 2017-Apr 2019, Non-Executive Chair Sept-Oct 2017)
XCD Energy
XCD Energy
2017 - 2019281
Executive Chair
ATC Alloys
ATC Alloys
2006 - 2011
Non-Executive Director
Swick Mining Services
Swick Mining Services
2007 - 200732
Non-Executive Director
Vital Metals
Vital Metals
2004 - 2007329

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
XCD Energy14 Dec 2018Bought355,000$0.01$4,260On-market trade
XCD Energy03 Dec 2018Bought500,000$0.01$6,000On-market trade
XCD Energy13 Feb 2018Bought500,000$0.02$11,500On-market trade
XCD Energy28 Nov 2017Issued6,000,000OtherIssue of options
XCD Energy14 Nov 2017Bought145,000$0.02$3,480On-market trade
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Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
XCD Energy2,500,0002,500,000$25,000

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
29/11/18XCD EnergyElixir EnergyAsset acquisition$3.0m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/01/20

1 year TSR5 year TSR
278thBWP Trust19%13%
446thPrimero Group-8%
545thSwick Mining Services-20%-1%
677 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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Share Transactions

$4k Bought
$6k Bought
$12k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
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30th↑BWP Trust$156.3m
31st-Primero Group$151.5m
32nd↑Swick Mining Services$144.4m
34th↑Pacific Energy$123.3m
199 listed industrial companies ranked by revenue.
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