• Advising Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd (ASX: SAR) in its AUD16 billion merger with Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) to create a top-10 global gold company.
  • Advising Iberdrola on its AUD890 million off-market takeover bid for Infigen Energy (ASX: IFN).
  • Advising Fosun, one of the largest privately owned enterprises in China, on its AUD490 million competitive takeover bid for ROC Oil, an upstream oil & gas company with projects in China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Australia and the UK. Fosun's offer was successful in defeating a proposal for ROC to merge with Horizon Oil.*
  • Advising Banpu on its AUD2.5 billion takeover of Centennial Coal, Australia's largest independent coal producer with nine operating coal mines in New South Wales and various exploration and pre-development projects. Centennial Coal supplies 47 per cent of the coal used to supply power to NSW.*
  • Advising Ansteel on its Karara Iron Ore joint venture with Gindalbie Metals (which owns iron ore projects in Western Australia), AUD162 million equity placement in Gindalbie and project offtake, project finance and refinancing totalling AUD3 billion, subsequent equity investments, including investment in Gindalbie's AUD209 million accelerated entitlement offer and placement to Ansteel in 2011 and AUD60 million placement in 2012, provision of AUD500 million of additional funding to Karara and acquisition of control and Ansteel's subsequent acquisition of Gindalbie and spin off of Coda Minerals by schemes of arrangement.*
  • Advising Sinosteel on its AUD1.5 billion successful hostile competitive cash offer takeover of ASX listed Midwest Corporation, with iron ore projects in the mid-west of Western Australia. Sinosteel's offer defeated competing proposals from Murchison Metals after a successful groundbreaking win in a case before the Takeovers Panel.*
  • Advising CST Minerals on its USD600 million placing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong managed by Morgan Stanley and AUD135 million acquisition of the Lady Annie copper mine in Queensland from Cape Lambert and subsequent acquisition of Lady Annie by Kombi Mining.*
  • Advising Tiger Resources on its USD25 million placement and accelerated non-renounceable rights issue, lead managed by UBS and debt facility with Taurus, Resource Capital Finance and IFC to fund the expansion and debottlenecking of the Kipoi Copper Project in Democratic Republic of Congo and its USD74 million placement and accelerated non-renounceable rights issue, underwritten by Canaccord to fund the USD140 million acquisition of the 40 per cent interest in the Kipoi Copper Project that it did not already own.*
  • Advising ASX listed Pulse Health’s competitive, hostile AUD240 million takeover bid for Vision Eye Institute and the AUD120 million acquisition of Pulse Health by Healthe Care by way of scheme of arrangement.*
  • Advising Rural Press in relation to its AUD9.5 billion merger with Fairfax Media to create Australia's largest digital and print media business.*
  • Advising Shaver Shop on its AUD140 million ASX listing and IPO.*

*Experience gained while at a previous firm