2007 - 2008 Merger and Acquisition Deals

  • Gresham Advisory Partners

Michael Ashforth

Branch office

Advised WA Newspapers (with GoldmanSachsJBWere) on Seven Network's board takeover, post Seven's $450m investment

Advised Murchison on divestment of 50% of its Jack Hills & other mid west iron ore projects and establishment of infrastructure business with Mitsubishi Dev**

Advised RAC on acquisition of 50% interest in St Ives Group

Advised WA Newspapers on $135m disposal of 50% interest in Hoyts

Advisor to Murchison Metals over $1.3bn takeover offer for Midwest Corp, followed by proposed $1.5bn merger via scheme of arrangement

Advised (with Macquarie) Wesfarmers on $20.7bn Coles Group takeover*

Defence advisor to PCH on $250m hostile takeover by Cape

Advisor to Gem Diamonds on $300m takeover of Kimberley Diamond company

Advisor to Iluka on $55m sale of Narama coal interest to Xstrata

Advised Brandrill on acquisition of DT Hi-load


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GWR Group (GWR)

Share Price

Closing price for the last 90 trading days
Source: Morningstar

Total Shareholder Return as at 29/12/17

1 year TSR5 year TSR
34thAnson Resources506%43%
156thGWR Group86%-15%
540thCazaly Resources-10%-23%
544thJindalee Resources-11%2%
604thFocus Minerals-22%-27%
696 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$28k Issued
$45k Issued
$1,000 Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


151st↑GWR Group$423k
153rd↓Cazaly Resources$396k
154th↑Anson Resources$381k
156th↓Focus Minerals$373k
157th↑Jindalee Resources$369k
496 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

Remuneration from GWR Group

380thCraig J Ferrier$354k
424thMichael Wilson$320k
692ndGary Lyons$102k
Ranked by total remuneration from all listed WA companies

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2007 - 2008 Merger and Acquisition Deals