NEWS & AWARDS

RECENT
TRANSACTIONS

Equity Raising and Debt Refinancing

2018

Sale of Kmart Tyre & Auto Services

2018

Sale of WhistleOut

2018

Acquisition of Ardent Leisure's Bowling & Entertainment Division

2018

Minority Investment by Advent Partners

2018

Investment in The Timezone Group

2017

Capital Raising

2017

Equity Placement and SPP

2017

General Compulsory Acquisition of Nido Petroleum

2017

Seed Capital Raising

2017

Sale of Fitness First Australia

2016

Sale of Iron Mountain Australia

2016

Sale of Active Media Group

2016

Sale of Clifford Hallam Pharmaceuticals

2015

Sale of FirstClick Consulting

2015

Acquisition of Cowal gold mine

2015

Acquisition of Galoc Production Company WLL

2015

Sale of Diversified Mining Services

2014

Takeover of Nido Petroleum

2014

Sale of COALTRAM business

2013

Sale of Industrea Limited

2012

Acquisition of GenesisCare stake

2012

RECENT
NEWS

RECORD POINT ADVISES GENESISCARE AS IT SETS UP FOR GROWTH WITH EQUITY RAISING AND DEBT REFINANCING

October 25 2018

Record Point acted as lead advisor to GenesisCare as it undertook a significant equity raising and debt refinancing. The process included securing an equity investment of up to $650 million from KKR in addition to raising a new $875 million…

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Record Point advises Wesfarmers on Kmart’s successful sale of Kmart Tyre & Auto Service

August 12 2018

Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:Wes) announced that it has agreed to sell its Kmart Tyre & Auto Service (“KTAS”) business to Continental AG for $350 million. KTAS is one of Australia’s largest tyre, automotive service and repair retailers with 258 stores across…

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Record Point advises WhistleOut on its sale to Clear Link Technologies

August 6 2018

Sykes Enterprises (NasdaqGS:SYKE) and Clear Link Technologies (“Clearlink”) announced that they completed the acquisition of WhistleOut in the third quarter of 2018 for a consideration of A$44 million. WhistleOut is a consumer comparison platform focused on mobile, broadband and pay…

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RECORD POINT ADVISES QUADRANT PRIVATE EQUITY ON THE ACQUISITION OF ARDENT’S BOWLING AND ENTERTAINMENT DIVISION

April 30 2018

On 30th April 2018, Quadrant Private Equity’s The Entertainment and Education Group (“TEEG”) completed its acquisition of Ardent Leisure’s (ASX:AAD) Bowling and Entertainment Division for A$160 million. Ardent Leisure’s Bowling and Entertainment Division consists of AMF (an iconic brand in…

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Record Point advises Tribe Breweries on an expansion capital fundraising, introducing Advent Partners as a minority shareholder

April 1 2018

On 20 March 2018, Advent Partners (“Advent”), a leading Australian private equity firm contributed an investment to Tribe Breweries (“Tribe”) to fund the build a state-of-the-art beer production facility in Goulburn to facilitate excess demand from Tribe’s current and potential…

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RECORD POINT ADVISES QUADRANT PRIVATE EQUITY ON THEIR INVESTMENT IN THE TIMEZONE GROUP

December 1 2017

On 1st December 2017, Quadrant Private Equity completed its investment in the Timezone Group through a newly established holding company, The Entertainment and Education Group (“TEEG”). The Timezone Group is one of the world’s largest family entertainment centre businesses, founded…

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RECORD POINT ADVISES INTERLATE ON GROWTH CAPITAL RAISING

November 1 2017

In November 2017 Mining Excellence Alliance (trading as Interlate) completed its second, growth focused capital raising to support the commercialisation of its unique technology enabled services. Having established operations in early 2017, Interlate sought capital to continue the development of…

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RECORD POINT ADVISES RANGE INTERNATIONAL ON SUCCESSFUL FOLLOW ON EQUITY PLACEMENT AND SPP

August 1 2017

In August 2017 Range International Limited (ASX:RAN, “Range”) conducted a follow on equity placement to new and existing institutional and sophisticated investors accompanied by a share purchase plan (“SPP”), raising over $15m. Range (trading as Re>Pal) is an Australian company…

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RECORD POINT ASSISTS BANGCHAK WITH THE COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF NIDO PETROLEUM’S MINORITY SHAREHOLDINGS

June 1 2017

In June 2017 Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited (SET:BCP, “Bangchak”) completed the compulsory acquisition of the shares in Nido Petroleum Limited ("Nido") not already held by Bangchak, following the public takeover of Nido conducted in 2014. Nido was formerly an…

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RECORD POINT ADVISES INTERLATE ON SEED CAPITAL RAISING

January 1 2017

In January 2017 Mining Excellence Alliance (trading as Interlate) completed a seed capital raising to establish its first centre of excellence located in Brisbane. Interlate connects to remote operations to provide technology enabled services to the mining sector to increase…

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Record Point advises Oaktree Capital Management on the sale of Fitness First Australia to Quadrant Private Equity

December 15 2016

On 29th September 2016, the majority shareholder of Fitness First Australia (“FFA”), Oaktree Capital Management (“Oaktree”) entered into an agreement to sell FFA to Quadrant Private Equity, an Australian mid-market private equity firm. The transaction completed on Tuesday, 13th of…

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Record Point advises Iron Mountain Incorporated on the sale of its legacy business in Australia

October 31 2016

Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) (“IRM”) has completed the sale of its legacy Australian business, Iron Mountain Australia (“IMA”), to a consortium led by Housatonic Partners. IMA is a leading document and information management services company in Australia offering a comprehensive…

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2016 East Coles Investment Banking Awards

October 18 2016

The 2016 East Coles Investment Banking Awards were held last week in Sydney and once again Record Point has performed strongly winning several major awards, a testament to the firm’s performance and quality of advice provided to clients throughout the…

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Record Point wins Deal of the Year Award at The 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards

April 18 2016

On April 12, 2016 the winners of the 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards were announced and presented at an exclusive Gala dinner held during the 2016 Cross Border M&A Summit in New York, NY.   The International M&A Advisor Awards are…

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Record Point advises on the successful sale of Clifford Hallam Healthcare

December 7 2015

On 26 November 2015, the majority shareholders of Clifford Hallam Healthcare (“CH2”), ASX-listed Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (“API”) and Allegro Funds (“Allegro”) announced that they had entered into an agreement to sell their shareholdings in the Company. CH2 is Australia’s…

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Record Point advises FirstClick Consulting on sale to Publicis Groupe

October 6 2015

ZenithOptimedia, part of CAC-listed global advertising and public relations company Publicis Groupe, announced that it had acquired FirstClick Consulting, Australia’s leading independent performance marketing agency. FirstClick will become part of Performics Worldwide, ZenithOptimedia’s global performance marketing network.  The agency will…

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Record Point acts as financial advisor to Evolution Mining on the acquisition of the Cowal Gold mine

June 1 2015

On 25 May 2015, Evolution Mining Ltd (“Evolution” or the “Company”) announced the successful acquisition of the Cowal mine for A$704m from Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX listed). The Cowal mine is located approximately 40km north-east of West Wyalong, New South…

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Nido completes acquisition of Otto Energy’s stake in the Galoc oil field

February 1 2015

Record Point has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ASX-listed Nido Petroleum Limited (Nido) on its acquisition of Otto Energy Limited’s (Otto) 33% working interest in the Galoc oil field. The transaction is the first in what could be…

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Mastermyne completes acquisition of Diversified Mining Services

December 12 2014

On 26 September 2014, Mastermyne Group Limited (Mastermyne) announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Diversified Mining Services Limited (DMS). DMS provides a range of mining services in Queensland and New South Wales through three business…

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Record Point advises BCPE on A$120 million cross-border takeover

August 1 2014

Record Point acted as financial advisor to Thai based BCP Energy International Pte. Ltd (BCPE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited (Bangchak) in connection with the A$120 million recommended off market cash offer for ASX listed…

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Nido Bangchak’s first step to head upstream

August 1 2014

The Thai oil refiner and marketer bidding $113 million for Nido Petroleum has hinted the take- over could be the first in a series as it establishes a sizeable upstream business in the Australia and South-East Asia region. Bangchak Petroleum,…

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Completion of sale of Diversified Mining Services’ COALTRAM mining equipment business to PPK Limited (‘PPK’)

March 17 2014

The Board of Diversified Mining Services Limited (‘DMS’) appointed Record Point to assess its options in relation to its underground coal mining equipment business, COALTRAM.  Record Point undertook a strategic review process which resulted in engaging with various domestic and…

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RECENT
AWARDS

Private Equity Deal of the Year ($100m - $250m)

2017

Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year (Finalist)

2017

Oceania Deal of the Year (Finalist)

2017

Best Independent Investment Bank

2016

Best Independent M&A / DCM Bank

2016

Best Independent Investment Banker

2016

Industrial Goods & Basic Resources Deal of the Year

2015

Cross Border Firm of the Year – Boutique IB (Finalist)

2015

Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year (over $500m) (Finalist)

2015

Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year (Finalist)

2015

M&A Deal of the Year

2013

Boutique Advisory Firm of the Year – Australia

2013

Independent Investment Banking Firm of the Year (Finalist)

2012