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

    • Azure

    Michael Minosora

    Head office

    Adviser to Gemco Rail on $34m trade sale to Coote Industrial

    Adviser to Nova Energy in its defence against $275m Toro Energy takeover

    Advising Macmahon (with UBS) on $476m bid for Ausdrill, and on

    Leighton's 15% investment in Macmahon

    Advising Abra Mining on the $76m proposed proportional takeover by Hunan NMC

    Advised Home during $592m merger by scheme of arrangement with Bank of Queensland

    Advised Gindalbie Metals in $2.4bn friendly merger with Sundance Resources - merger did not go ahead

    Advised Golden West Resources on defence of $191m takeover by Fairstar Resources


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GWR Group (GWR)

Share Price

Closing price for the last 90 trading days
Source: Morningstar

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/10/17

1 year TSR5 year TSR
58thGWR Group210%-14%
306thBauxite Resources21%11%
679thCazaly Resources-42%-29%
757thS2 Resources-62%0%
726 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$47k Issued
$28k Issued
$28k Issued
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


149th↑Bauxite Resources$430k
150th-S2 Resources$428k
151st↑GWR Group$423k
153rd↓Cazaly Resources$396k
491 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

Remuneration from GWR Group

397thCraig J Ferrier$354k
443rdMichael Wilson$320k
716thGary Lyons$102k
Ranked by total remuneration from all listed WA companies

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2007 - 2008 Merger and Acquisition Deals