Recent Transactions

Recent Transactions

Recent Transactions

Below are examples of our recent transactions in the areas we work. You can scroll down to view or use the links below to go directly to any one of the 5 sections.

CAPITAL RAISING
  • Acted as Australian Counsel for numerous Canadian capital raisings of TSX listed companies.
  • Acted for an Australian gold exploration company in their $30 million IPO and ASX listing.
  • Acted as Australian Counsel for numerous capital raisings of TSX listed companies.
  • Acted for an Australian listed oil and gas exploration company focused on the Philippines in its pro rata renounceable rights issue to raise up to approximately $5 million.
  • Advised on ASX listed energy company on its placement and appointment of a SGX listed company as its strategic advisor with equity top-up rights.
  • Acted as Australian Counsel to a Canadian Investment Bank in various fund raisings by Australian listed companies in Canada (for an aggregate amount of approximately $300 million).
  • Acted for numerous ASX listed companies in respect of their secondary capital raisings via right issues, placements and public offers.
  • Acted for 2 Chinese based businesses in their IPO and ASX listing.
  • Regularly ranked number 2 in Australia for number of IPO's.
  • Acted for a company whose primary business objective is to produce and market a unique wool harvesting system as an alternative to mechanical shearing, in its $5 million IPO.
  • Acted for a gold focused exploration company in its $8 million IPO.
  • Acted for an ASX listed resources company on its $12.6 million placement and connected offtake agreement with a global mining company.
  • Acted for various Chinese based businesses in their IPO and ASX listing with Hong Kong, Singapore and PRC advisers.
  • Acted on 1-Page Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, a human resources technology company (1st Silicon Valley listing on the ASX).
  • Acted on 3D Medical Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, a 3D medical printing company.
  • Acted on Blackstone Minerals Limited’s IPO, a Western Australian mineral exploration company.
  • Acted on Dragontail Systems Limited’s IPO, an Israeli based fast food optimisation business.
  • Acted on eSports Mogul Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, an eSports competition platform and media hub.
  • Acted on G8 Communications Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, a Silicon Valley based next generation wireless technology company.
  • Acted on ResApp Health Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, a respiratory health technology company.
  • Acted on Swift Networks Group Limited’s backdoor listing on the ASX, an Australian provider of digital entertainment systems.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
  • International oil and gas service provider in relation to their acquisition of the Australian engineering business, Velocious.
  • A TSX listed uranium producer in its off-market takeover of an ASX listed target (valued at approximately $57 million).
  • Amcom Telecommunications Limited in its acquisition of L7 Solutions Pty Ltd.
  • MacPhersons Resources Limited in relation to their acquisitions of Kalgoorlie Ore Treatment Company Pty Ltd and Polymetals (WA) Pty Ltd.
  • Vendors of Western Australian industrial company with respect to the restructure and sale to the Berkshire Hathaway group.
  • Vendors in the sale of a manufacture and distribution business in the building and hardware industry to an Australian company wholly owned by a leading US and global provider of non-powered landscaping products for approximately $14.05 million.
  • Advised the bidder on an off-market takeover of ASX and TSX listed target capitalised at $57 million.
  • Albidon Limited in relation to its merger with, and privatisation by, Jinchuan Nickel.
  • Outback Ecology in relation to the sale of their environmental consultancy business to international engineering company MWH.
  • ASX listed energy exploration company in $9 million acquisition of a private on shore gas production company.
  • ASX listed environmental, engineering and project delivery consultancy company in $9 million acquisition of a Western Australian surveying, mapping and town planning private company.
  • ASX listed resource exploration company in acquisition of $94 million private coal project in the Hunter Valley and accompanying $10 million fundraising.
  • ASX listed resource exploration company in the acquisition of the multi-element Motzfeldt Project in Greenland.
  • Coziron Resources Limited in its acquisition of 3 entities holding iron ore assets in Western Australia for total consideration of $15 million in shares.
  • ASX listed target in relation to an all cash takeover offer (approximately $133 million).
  • Vendors in the sale of electrical engineering company to ASX listed multi-disciplinary engineering company RCR Tomlinson for $43.7m.
  • Listed Australian company in relation to their merger by Scheme of Arrangement with a Canadian listed company and subsequent listing on TSX-V.
  • Medium level uranium producer (TSX listed) in its all cash takeover offer (in excess of $200 million) for an ASX listed target.
  • Sellers of a Perth based healthcare consulting business to an international private equity backed group.
  • Vendor of private resources exploration company in the sale of all shares to ASX listed resource exploration company for approximately $5 million.
  • Two ASX listed targets and one unlisted target in all scrip takeover offers.
  • Vendor of phosphate assets in Norway to a UK company in connection with its IPO.
ENERGY & RESOURCES
  • Acted for a large proprietary company in successfully securing land access rights over private land for mining operations.
  • Acted for an ASX listed resource company in resisting applications for competing tenements made over its exploration licences by a large competitor.
  • Acted for various ASX listed resource companies in applications to Warden’s Court, including in relation to extensions of time, expenditure exemptions, forfeiture of tenements and access disputes.
  • Structured and prepared documents to enable an ASX listed company to divest its Australian iron ore assets into a new ASX listed company via in specie distribution of shares.
  • Acted in relation to a reverse merger of an ASX listed entity and unlisted public company, which acquired gold interests in Mongolia.
  • Advised ASX listed and unlisted resource companies on their resource offtake agreements.
  • Advised on structure and documentation to effect phosphate farm in and joint venture on behalf of ASX listed company in Tanzania.
  • Advised on the acquisition of significant Russian potash and coal projects.
  • Assisted in the initial public offering of client with petroleum assets in Myanmar, Queensland, PNG and Thailand.
  • Negotiated, conducted due diligence, drafted acquisition documents and a prospectus for an initial public offering of assets in Brazil, Peru and Chile.
  • Negotiated, drafted and provided ongoing advice on farm in and joint venture arrangements in WA, Queensland, NSW, South Australia and the Northern Territory in relation to nickel, gold, iron ore and uranium projects;
  • Provided advice and prepared documentation for the disposal of petroleum assets in PNG, New Zealand and Queensland on behalf of ASX listed entity.
  • Structured, negotiated and prepared documentation for the reverse merger and ASX listing of, amongst others, molybdenum assets and gas projects in Indonesia and coal assets in Victoria and NSW.
INSOLVENCY & RECONSTRUCTION
  • Reconstruction of communications ASX listed shell and recapitalisation and acquisition of South African thermal coal project.
  • Reconstruction of pearl farming and marketing ASX listed shell and recapitalisation and acquisition of Vietnam bauxite project.
  • Reconstruction of energy exploration ASX listed company and recapitalisation and acquisition of Indonesian on shore gas production asset.
  • Reconstruction of resource exploration ASX listed shell and recapitalisation and acquisition of coking coal project in the Hunter Valley.
  • Reconstruction of resource exploration and mining ASX listed shell and recapitalisation and acquisition of Mongolian resource projects.
  • Reconstruction and $3.3 million recapitalisation of resource exploration ASX listed company.
  • Reconstruction and $3 million recapitalisation of pharmaceutical ASX listed company.
  • Reconstruction and $3 million recapitalisation of health care equipment and services ASX listed company.
  • Restructure of private consulting firm specialising in simulation modelling in project evaluation for the mining and resources sector.
  • Reconstruction of aquaculture ASX listed company and $6 million recapitalisation and acquisition of Brazilian gold projects.
  • Reconstruction of brewing ASX listed company and $3 million recapitalisation.
  • Reconstruction of recycling ASX listed company and $3 million recapitalisation.
  • Reconstruction of financial services ASX listed company and $3 million recapitalisation.
  • Reconstruction of aquaculture ASX listed company and $3 million recapitalisation.
Litigation
  • Acted for an accounting practice in a dispute brought by a former unit-holder in the Supreme Court Western Australia.
  • Acted for a cross respondent in large scale class action proceedings in the Federal Court in NSW relating to alleged misleading and deceptive IPO and capital raising.
  • Acted for a tenement holder in negotiating a resolution to Supreme Court proceedings involving the construction of a Mineral Rights Deed in relation to high value gold exploration licences.
  • Acted for ASX listed companies in curative relief applications under s 1322 of the Corporations Act 2001.
  • Acted for both former directors and employees, and for companies (ASX listed and private) in relation to disputes under employment and executive services agreements, particularly in respect to restraint of trade provisions.
  • Acted for both insolvency practitioners in recovering unfair preferences and uncommercial transactions, and creditors in resisting claims brought by liquidators for unfair preference payments.
  • Acted for shareholders and directors of a deadlocked private company in oppression proceedings in the Supreme Court.
  • Acted in debt recovery proceedings in the Magistrates (<$75,000), District (<$750,000) and Supreme Courts (>$750,000) for a range of public and private companies, and individuals.
  • Acted in numerous cases where advice has been provided to both shareholders and ASX listed companies in relation to action taken under section 249D of the Corporations Act to remove and replace directors.
  • Successfully negotiating a resolution to a dispute with an ASX listed gold exploration company on behalf of a shareholder in relation to shares and options due under a Term Sheet