Listed laboratory services provider Universal Biosensors was raising $25 million via an entitlement offer and a placement on Wednesday morning.

Listed gold explorer Black Cat Syndicate was crossing fund managers on Wednesday morning for a $30 million to $35 million capital raise for an acquisition.

Canaccord Genuity topped the bookrunner league tables for March, followed by Petra Capital and Bank of America Securities.
Petra Capital raised $435 million for eight deals, scoring sole bookrunner roles at Tietto Minerals’ $100...

Listed gold explorer Tietto Minerals was asking fund managers for $100 million on Friday at 50¢ a share.

Equity capital markets are quiet, but investors seem happy to hand cash to gold explorers.

A surging coal price has helped Australian coal miner junior Stanmore Resources pull off a stunning $US506 million ($694 million) equity raising via unheralded stockbroker Petra Capital.

ASX-listed Mad Paws Holdings has struck a $20 million deal to acquire online pet medication and healthcare products business Pet Chemist and launched an equity raising to help fund it.

Listed West Australian nickel and cobalt explorer Ardea Resources was pitching investors for $20 million this morning.

ASX-listed Bowen Coking Coal was running a $41.5 million share placement on Tuesday morning to help pay for coal assets it acquired from New Hope Corporation.