Origin has a strong focus on natural resources and energy sectors.

Origin’s experience includes advising on the following:

Sector experience: Resources & energy

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Takeover defence against the unsolicited scrip Takeover bid from Tap Oil

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Securing over 30Mt of annual capacity commitments from emerging mines in the Bowen & Galilee Basins for its greenfield Dudgeon Point Coal Terminal

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Securing a cornerstone investor for its IPO

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Institutional equity raising

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A$100m in corporate debt facilities for this mining services company

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A$200m project-based refinancing for Australian and New Zealand oil & gas projects

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Takeover defence in respect of a Scheme of Arrangement proposed by Macquarie Group

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A$2,000m of US Bonds, Debt and ECA funding for the development of Mine, Rail & Oakajee Port facilities

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Strategic review of coal, coal seam gas & salt assets and subsequent divestments

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A$2,700m US Bonds/Debt facilities for the development of the Cloud Break Mine, Rail & Port facilities

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Structuring farm out, joint venture & gas sales agreement with AGL

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Merger with Eastern Corporation

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Securing strategic partner for the development of the A$2.700m Hope Downs Iron Project

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Sale of an Australian subsidiary holding the Pittong kaolin mine and processing plant in Victoria to Suvo Strategic Minerals

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Institutional equity raising

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A$200m 5-year corporate facility for development capex

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NZ$160m debt funding of its Kupe gas and condensate development in New Zealand’s Taranaki Basin including a NZ$12.5m equity bridging facility

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Assessing prospects of debt funding and securing term sheets from banks to support equity discussions to fund Nemex’s iron ore project in Africa

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Delivery of capital management and medium-term funding plans to balance the integration of a series of acquisitions with organic and strategic growth plans

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Advisory services to NCIG in respect of the veracity and deliverability of the A$3,500m financing plan for the Stage 3 expansion of the NCIG coal terminal facilities in Newcastle

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Fund raising strategies and the structuring of a financial package to develop assets in the Philippines including convertible notes and project finance facilities

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A$300m restoration works and 11.5 Mtpa, capacity upgrade for the Port Kembla Coal Terminal

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PNG Sustainable Development on acquisition and development of power generation, transmission & distribution assets in Papua New Guinea

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US$120m Debt/ECA facilities for the Phu Kham Copper-Gold in Laos

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US$31m senior debt facility for New Zealand Oil Field Project

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Advice on the impact on infrastructure funding for its coal network regulatory undertakings as a result of Queensland Competition Authority review

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Funding arrangements for the acquisition of certain oil & gas assets and financial strategy and structuring for a package of development assets in Mauritania, China and Australia

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Advice on the value of coal seam gas properties & evaluation of alternative takeover offers by Bow Energy and QGC

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Arranged a A$400m project financing for both Springvale JV partners Samsung and Clutha developing a long wall mining operation at Wallerawang NSW

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US$ 250m refinancing of facility under default under improved terms and funding for further expansion

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A$32m friendly takeover offer by Mawarid Mining. Control passed at a premium of 181% from the last pre-bid price

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A$20m acquisition of a 42.5% interest in Sandpiper Phosphate Project from Minemakers

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Preliminary financial structuring and review of options for its Northern Territory Ammaroo Iron phosphate project

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A$500m refinancing of corporate facilities for WestRail

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Structuring and costing of a US$700m IPP solution to support the feasibility of the Frieda River copper mine in PNG