Corporate Finance

Argonaut is an experienced, successful and growing firm focused on Metals & Mining, Energy, Agribusiness, Businesses and Contractors that service the natural resource sector and select Industrial companies with market capitalisations between $30 million and $5 billion. Argonaut's corporate finance expertise encompasses:

  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Equity capital markets (ECM) transactions
  • Debt capital markets (DCM) transactions
  • Financial advice
  • Restructuring advice

Argonaut’s Corporate Finance team consists of 15 professionals based in Perth and Hong Kong. The team provides corporate advice to companies in relation to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity, debt and hybrid capital raisings and strategic growth options. In its target markets, Argonaut is recognised as a trusted, independent corporate adviser with a strong track record of success.

Since the Global Financial Crisis, Argonaut has:

  • Advised on M&A transactions in excess of $2.8 billion
  • Strong ECM capability with Argonaut leading and/or participating in raisings of in excess of $1.8 billion
  • Advised on or arranged project finance and structured debt of approximately $1.0 billion

Argonaut prides itself on developing and maintaining long term, loyal relationships with its clients, as evidenced by its involvement in multiple transactions over many years, for a variety of mining, energy and industrial clients.

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance Team

Edward Rigg* Head of Corporate Finance
Charles Fear Executive Director, Corporate Finance
Greg Southee* Executive Director, Corporate Finance, Argonaut Securities (Asia) Ltd
Nick McDonough Executive Director, Corporate and Debt Advisory
Peter Balsarini Director, Corporate Finance
Matthew Selby Director, Corporate Finance

*Licenced to provide Corporate Finance advice in Hong Kong