Major corporations and financial institutions look to our law firm to assist with all aspects of domestic and international capital markets transactions. Whether you are undertaking a cross-border or domestic initial public offering (IPO), a private placement or a rights issue of equity securities, a securitisation deal or a hybrid or bond issue, our top-ranked securities lawyers will guide you through the process.
The King & Wood Mallesons Capital Markets teams work closely together to provide a seamless offering to our clients. The strength and integration of our offering and the breadth and depth of our experience make us one of the most prominent teams in the Asia-Pacific region.
Clients who have benefitted from our expertise include the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, on its first A$500 million retail bond issue. We also advised Primary Health Care Limited on its A$150 million retail bonds (the first corporate retail bond offer made under ASIC’s new class order) and its A$411 million Placement and Share Purchase Plan.
Other highlights include, advising:
- Medibank Private Limited: on its IPO.
- QR National: on its IPO.
- Westfield Retail Property Trust: on its A$3.5 billion listing on the ASX.
- Mongolian Mining Corporation: on its HK$5.05 billion listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
- FirstMac Limited: on its Mortgage Funding Trust Series involving the issuance of floating-rate mortgage-backed secured rate notes valued at A$416 million.
- JP Morgan: as financial advisor to Seven Group Holdings and underwriter on the capital raising associated with the A$4.1 billion acquisition of Seven Media Group by West Australian Newspapers.
- Suncorp-Metway Limited: on its Suncorp Apollo 2010-1 Series Trust, its only RMBS issue for 2010 comprising Class A1 Notes, Class A2 Notes, Class AB Notes and Class B Notes valued at A$1 billion.
- The Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA): and market participants on preparing industry-wide documentation for the electricity derivatives market and the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.
- The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, AFMA and leading financial institutions: on the impact of the reforms to Australia’s personal property security laws on derivatives and collateral arrangements.