Track Record

Blackpeak Capital's track record

Blackpeak Capital has provided advice to clients across a range of corporate finance transactions and industries.

      • Riteq

        2019
        Sale of Riteq to Ceridian
      • Education Horizons Group

        2019
        Sale of controlling stake to Potentia
      • GrainCorp

        2019
        Sale of Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals A$350m
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Acquisition of HROnboard
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2018
        Acquisition of a 35% interest in Metrics Credit for A$46m
      • Oz Minerals

        2018
        Acquisition of Avanco Resources A$420m
      • Cleanaway

        2018
        Acquisition of Tox Free Solutions A$830m
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Acquisition of Pivot Remesys
      • Microlistics

        2017
        Trade Sale A$44m
      • Elmo Software

        2017
        Acquisition of Quinntessential Marketing
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2017
        Takeover of Hunter Hall (did not complete)
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2016
        Restructure of Wilson Group and acquisition of 25% interest in Pinnacle Investment Management
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Acquisition of Zsoft in China (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Acquisition of Core Freight Systems in South Africa (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        A$25m acquisition of CompuClearing in South Africa
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Acquisition of a strategic stake in Softship AG in Germany
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2019
        US$80m senior debt facility
      • Australis

        2018
        Credit facility A$75m
      • Australis

        2018
        Capital Raising to support drilling program A$39m
      • Straker Translations

        2018
        Initial Public Offering A$79m
      • Versent

        2018
        Pre-IPO Raising A$25m
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2018
        Initial Public Offering A$486m
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2018
        Equity raising A$60m
      • WiseTech Global

        2018
        Equity Raising A$100m
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Equity raising A$45m
      • Zen Ecosystems

        2018
        Series B equity raising A$11m
      • Cleanaway

        2018
        Entitlement Offer A$590m
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2017
        Pre-IPO raising A$30m
      • Straker Translations

        2017
        Pre-IPO equity raising NZ$11m
      • WiseTech Global

        2017
        Block Trade A$73m
      • WiseTech Global

        2017
        Block Trade A$23m
      • Audinate

        2017
        Initial Public Offering A$73m
      • Elmo Software

        2017
        Initial Public Offering A$108m
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2017
        Equity raising A$30m
      • Australis

        2017
        Capital Raising and Acquistion of TMS acreage A$100m
      • Soprano design

        2016-2017
        Initial Public Offering (Pending)
      • Armitage Associates

        2016
        Acquisition of minority stake in Nuix (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2016
        Initial Public Offering A$1.0bn
      • Australis

        2016
        Initial Public Offering
      • The Yield

        2015-2016
        Strategic equity stake to Bosch (size undisclosed)
      • Bailador Technology Investments

        2015
        Sale of minority interest in SiteMinder (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Pre- IPO equity raising A$35m
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Pre-IPO debt raising A$45m
      • Education Horizons Group

        2018
        Strategic Review
      • Versent

        2017
        Strategic Review
      • Riteq

        2019
        Sale of Riteq to Ceridian
      • Education Horizons Group

        2019
        Sale of controlling stake to Potentia
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Acquisition of HROnboard
      • Straker Translations

        2018
        Initial Public Offering A$79m
      • Versent

        2018
        Pre-IPO Raising A$25m
      • Education Horizons Group

        2018
        Strategic Review
      • WiseTech Global

        2018
        Equity Raising A$100m
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Equity raising A$45m
      • Elmo Software

        2018
        Acquisition of Pivot Remesys
      • Zen Ecosystems

        2018
        Series B equity raising A$11m
      • Versent

        2017
        Strategic Review
      • Straker Translations

        2017
        Pre-IPO equity raising NZ$11m
      • Microlistics

        2017
        Trade Sale A$44m
      • WiseTech Global

        2017
        Block Trade A$73m
      • WiseTech Global

        2017
        Block Trade A$23m
      • Elmo Software

        2017
        Acquisition of Quinntessential Marketing
      • Audinate

        2017
        Initial Public Offering A$73m
      • Elmo Software

        2017
        Initial Public Offering A$108m
      • Soprano Design

        2016-2017
        Initial Public Offering (Pending)
      • Armitage Associates

        2016
        Acquisition of minority stake in Nuix (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2016
        Initial Public Offering A$1.0bn
      • Bailador Technology Investments

        2015
        Sale of minority interest in SiteMinder (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        A$25m acquisition of CompuClearing in South Africa
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Acquisition of Core Freight Systems in South Africa (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Acquisition of Zsoft in China (size undisclosed)
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Pre- IPO equity raising A$35m
      • WiseTech Global

        2015
        Pre-IPO debt raising A$45m
      • The Yield

        2015-2016
        Strategic equity stake to Bosch (size undisclosed)
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2019
        US$80m senior debt facility
      • GrainCorp

        2019
        Sale of Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals A$350m
      • Australis

        2018
        Credit facility A$75m
      • Australis

        2018
        Capital Raising to support drilling program A$39m
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2018
        Initial Public Offering A$486m
      • Oz Minerals

        2018
        Acquisition of Avanco Resources A$420m
      • Cleanaway

        2018
        Acquisition of Tox Free Solutions A$830m
      • Cleanaway

        2018
        Entitlement Offer A$590m
      • Australis

        2017
        Capital Raising and Acquistion of TMS acreage A$100m
      • Nickel Mines Limited

        2017
        Pre-IPO raising A$30m
      • Australis

        2016
        Initial Public Offering
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2018
        Acquisition of a 35% interest in Metrics Credit for A$46m
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2018
        Equity raising A$60m
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2017
        Takeover of Hunter Hall (did not complete)
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2017
        Equity raising A$30m
      • Pinnacle Investment Management

        2016
        Restructure of Wilson Group and acquisition of 25% interest in Pinnacle Investment Management

Blackpeak Capital's senior team have significant transaction experience across numerous sectors and types of transactions prior to the establishment of Blackpeak Capital. A selection of transactions is included below.

    • Woodside’s asset proposal from Shell
    • Woodside’s unsolicited takeover from Shell (+$10bn)
    • Woodside’s Browse stake sale ($1.6bn)
    • Woodside’s Otway sale to Origin Energy (A$700m)
    • Woodside’s rights issue (A$2.5bn) and various 144a debt issuance
    • Fortescue Metals Group A$5bn debt restructure
    • Conoco Phillips JV with Origin Energy
    • Aurora takeover by Baytex (US$2.6bn) and various US bond issues (US$665m)
    • Interoil joint venture with Total (~US$500), takeover response advisor, debt/equity advisor
    • Aston Resources IPO (market cap A$1.2bn) and subsequent merger with Whitehaven (A$5bn)
    • Shell coal asset sale to Anglo Coal A$1.6bn
    • Rio Tinto on strategic options for Pacific Aluminium and various other assignments
    • Bumi takeover of Herald Resources (A$500m)
    • Glencore’s US$5.85bn sale of Las Bambas to a Chinese consortium led by MMG
    • SM Investments/ Alsons’ A$361m acquisition of Indophil Resources
    • $390m block trade of 13.5% stake in Whitehaven for First Reserve and AMCI
    • Newcrest Mining’s sale of non-core Australian gold assets (Cracow and Mt Rawdon) to create Evolution Mining with simultaneous mergers with Catalpa and Conquest to create ~A$1 billion mid cap gold company
    • Independence Group’s A$532m acquisition of Jabiru
    • GiraliaResources’s ~A$1bn scrip merger with Atlas Iron
    • Cockatoo Coal, POSCO and KEPCO consortium’s A$580m acquisition of coal exploration and development assets from Anglo American and A$151m placement and entitlement offer for Cockatoo Coal for acquisition funding
    • Cockatoo Coal’s A$153m recapitalisation (interconditional placements) and A$85m bridge loan
    • Felix Resources’s A$3.5bn acquisition by Yanzhou Coal
    • Whitehaven Coal’s proposed reverse takeover of Whitehaven Coal by Gloucester Coal (did not complete)
    • Whitehaven Coal IPO and corporate loan facility
    • A$131m IPO of Excel Coal
    • Cleveland Cliffs A$528m acquisition of minority interests in Portman Mining
    • Cleveland Cliffs A$686m takeover offer for Portman Mining
    • Cleveland Cliffs acquisition of a 45% interest in the Sonoma Coal Project for A$160m
    • Drillsearch’s takeover of Acer Energy
    • MIM Holdings’ acquisition by Xstrata
    • Numerous secondary equity raisings, structured loans and acquisition finance facilities for coal seam gas, coal, copper, gold and base metals companies
    • CSR Rinker demerger (A$6.8bn)
    • Graincorp’s takeover proposal by ADM (A$3bn)
    • Graincorp’s UMH acquisition (A$750m) and associated A$600m placement/rights
    • Graincorp’s Oils acquisition (A$470m) and associated A$160m rights issue
    • Graincorp’s Balance sheet restructure including placement and SPP (A$200m)
    • BlueScope Steel’s capital restructure during GFC (A$1.4bn equity and A$1.3bn debt restructure)
    • BlueScope Steel’s Smorgon Steel 20% stake and acquisition of distribution business ($700m)
    • BlueScope Steel’s Nippon Steel Asian Joint Venture (A$1.4bn)
    • Various other assignments covering M&A, equity and debt for BlueScope Steel
    • Incitec Pivot separation from Orica via equity sell down and buy-back
    • Incitec Pivot on acquisition and associated financing of Southern Cross Fertilisers
    • Dyno Nobel IPO $1.0 bn
    • Dyno Nobel acquisition by Incitec Pivot for A$3.8bn
    • International Paper’s Carter Holt Harvey stake sale to Rank Group (A$1bn)
    • Rank acquisition of Carter Holt Harvey minorities (A$500m)
    • Rank Group/Carter Holt Harvey forestry sale to Hancock (A$1bn)
    • Rank Group/Carter Holt Harvey Plantation Timber Products sale to CVC
    • NSW Government’s privatisation of FreightCorp/National Rail (A$1.1bn)
    • NSW Government’s NSW Electricity Privatisation
    • NSW Government’s proposed privatisation of Snowy Hydro
    • Privatisation of Bank Pekao (Poland) $1.1bn
    • Emeco IPO (A$942m)
    • Goodman Fielder on sale of its ingredients division (+A$500m)
    • Adelaide Brighton response to Boral takeover, equity raising during GFC and various other assignments
    • Takeover defence adviser to Chiquita Brands South Pacific in relation to its A$109m acquisition by Tradefresh
    • $705m IPO of Babcock & Brown Infrastructure
    • Babcock & Brown Infrastructure’s A$370m takeover offer for GasNet (did not complete)
    • A$488m placement and selldown for Babcock & Brown
    • DB Capital’s A$100m dual track IPO/ trade sale process for Pacific Nursing Solutions
    • Navis Capital’s A$73m take private of Peoplebank Australia
    • Takeover defence adviser to Dexion in relation to its A$109m acquisition by GUD Holdings
    • Pinnacle Investment Management’s acquisition of a 40% interest in Resolution Capital
    • Numerous equity raisings for small-mid cap industrial and services companies including Tox Free Solutions, Dexion, Nick Scali, SPC Ardmona, Tandou, Nomad Building Solutions, Shriro Holdings, Rural Funds Group, and emerchants
    • Realestate.com.au (now REA Group) IPO
    • Nanosonics IPO and secondary issuance
    • Universal Biosensors IPO and secondary issuance
    • Various secondary raisings for biotech companies including Pharmaxis, Acrux, and Impedimed
    • Woodside’s unsolicited takeover from Shell (+$10bn)
    • Aurora takeover by Baytex (US$2.6bn)
    • CSR Rinker demerger (A$6.8bn)
    • Graincorp’s takeover proposal by ADM (A$3bn)
    • Adelaide Brighton response to Boral takeover
    • Newcrest Mining’s sale of non-core Australian gold assets (Cracow and Mt Rawdon) to create Evolution Mining with simultaneous mergers with Catalpa and Conquest to create ~A$1 billion mid cap gold company
    • Independence Group’s A$532m acquisition of Jabiru
    • Giralia Resources’s ~A$1bn scrip merger with Atlas Iron
    • Felix Resources’s A$3.5bn acquisition by Yanzhou Coal
    • Whitehaven Coal’s proposed reverse takeover of Whitehaven Coal by Gloucester Coal (did not complete)
    • Bumi takeover of Herald Resources (~$500m)
    • Cleveland Cliffs A$686m takeover offer for Portman Mining and subsequent A$528m acquisition of minority interests
    • SM Investments/ Alsons’ A$361m acquisition of Indophil Resources
    • Takeover defence adviser to Chiquita Brands South Pacific in relation to its A$109m acquisition by Tradefresh
    • Babcock & Brown Infrastructure’s A$370m takeover offer for GasNet (did not complete)
    • Navis Capital’s A$73m take private of Peoplebank Australia
    • Takeover defence adviser to Dexion in relation to its A$109m acquisition by GUD Holdings