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Banpu Minerals

Banpu Minerals

On its AUD475m takeover of Hunnu Coal.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Bank

Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Bank

On an AUD300m syndicated financing for Exego Group to refinance existing leveraged financing and to provide general working capital.
BT Investment Management

BT Investment Management

On its AUD314m acquisition of UK based fund manager J O Hambro Capital Management Limited, (following a demerger) its entitlement offer to raise up to AUD275m and its GBP65m equity bridge facility.
Commonwealth Bank

Commonwealth Bank

On the establishment of its USD30bn global covered bonds programme and subsequent issuances in various currencies including AUD, USD, EUR, GBP, NOK and CHF (including issuances winning Most Innovative Deal, 2012, FinanceAsia Awards; and Australian Financial Institution Bond Deal of the Year, 2012, KangaNews Awards).
Emirates

Emirates

The world’s largest international air carrier, on its 10 year global aviation commercial cooperation with Qantas.
Fortescue Metals Group

Fortescue Metals Group

On a USD5bn senior secured facility with Credit Suisse and JP Morgan as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners and ANZ, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and UBS as co-managers. (Debt Market Deal of the Year, 2013, ALB Australasian Law Awards).
Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

On the acquisition of a AUD 2bn loan portfolio from Suncorp-Metway Limited.
Ichthys LNG

Ichthys LNG

On a joint venture subsidiary of the sponsors Inpex Corporation, Total S.A., Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas, on the USD20bn project financing of the mega integrated Ichthys LNG project. The deal involved eight ECA’s and 24 commercial banks. The deal is the biggest project financing ever arranged in the international financial markets. (Asia Pacific Deal of the Year, 2012, PFI Awards; Project Finance Deal of the Year and Energy & Resources Deal of the Year, 2013, ALB Australasian Law Awards).
Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Pty Ltd (a 50:50 incorporated joint venture of Mitsui and Mitsubishi) (MIMI)

Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Pty Ltd (a 50:50 incorporated joint venture of Mitsui and Mitsubishi) (MIMI)

On the acquisition of an approximate 15% interest in the Browse LNG Project from Woodside for USD2bn.
Leighton Holdings

Leighton Holdings

On an AUD425m syndicated lease facility and on a separate USD600m syndicated lease financing of mining equipment for two operating subsidiaries in Indonesia; PT Leighton Contractors Indonesia and PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia.
Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group

On the AUD1.55bn sale of its Australian asset finance business, Capital Finance Australia Ltd (CFAL), and its corporate loan portfolio, BOS International Australia Ltd (BOSI) to Westpac Banking Corporation. This was one of the largest financial services transactions of recent times in the Australian market.
Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd

Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd

On the AUD350m acquisition of the Four Seasons Hotel IN Sydney from Eureka Funds Management (fund manager in Australia). This was one of the largest hotel deals in Australia in recent times.
Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing

On its acquisition of the funds management business of Orchard Funds Limited (with funds under management of approximately AUD1.2bn) and to commit approximately AUD200m to recapitalise the Orchard Platform.
National Australia Bank

National Australia Bank

On the establishment of its USD20bn global covered bond programme and subsequent issuances in various currencies including NOK, USD, GBP and EUR.
Nexus Energy

Nexus Energy

On its acquisition by Seven Group Holdings.
PTTEP

PTTEP

On the Maple Floating LNG project that involves the development of a floating LNG project on the Cash and Maple gas fields off the north west coast of Australia.
Qantas

Qantas

Through its subsidiary Jetstar, on a joint venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi Corporation to form a new low cost carrier flying domestic and international routes from Japan.
Roy Hill iron ore project

Roy Hill iron ore project

Advised the export credit agencies and commercial lenders on the USD 7.2bn financing of the integrated Roy Hill iron ore project, the world’s largest ever project financing in the mining sector.
RP Data

RP Data

On the AUD250m acquisition of RP Data by Core Logic by scheme of arrangement.
SABMiller

SABMiller

On its high-profile AUD12.3bn takeover of one of Australia’s largest companies, independent brewer, Foster’s Group Limited, by scheme of arrangement. (Best M&A Deal, 2011, FinanceAsia Australia and New Zealand Achievement Awards; M&A Deal
The Sage Group

The Sage Group

On the AUD200m damages claim brought by Archer Capital arising out of the sale of MYOB in 2011.
Unitas Capital

Unitas Capital

On its exit from Exego Group Pty Ltd by way of share sale to a wholly owned subsidiary Genuine Parts Company.
Veda Group Limited

Veda Group Limited

On its AUD1.1bn IPO which was one of the largest floats in 2013.