Aura Financial

Transaction List

Members of the Aura Financial team have worked on the following transactions:

Liberty completes acquisition of European ArcelorMittal steel assets (€740 million) – July 2019 

X2 Resources completes initial capital raising of US$5.6 billion – March 2015

Ocean Capital Group completes acquisition of Church House Trust and forms Bank and Clients – December 2014

X2 Resources secures up to US$4.8 billion of committed and conditional equity capital – October 2014

X2 Resources announces US$3.75 billion of committed and conditional equity capital – March 2014

X2 Resources announces US$1 billion investment from Noble Group and TPG – September 2013

Xstrata completes US$88 billion all-share merger with Glencore International plc – May 2013

African Minerals completes a US$350 million bond issue – January 2012

Origo Partners completes equity placing of US $32.5 million – December 2011

Xstrata completes US$3 billion bond issue – November 2011

Origo Partners invests a further US$10 million in China Rice Ltd – August 2011

African Minerals announces proposal of US$1.5 billion investment from Shandong Iron & Steel Company – August 2011

Origo Partners invests US$10 million in advanced stage molybdenum exploration project in Mongolia – June 2011

Origo Partners acquires US$13 million stake in China Rice – March 2011

Origo Partners acquires £8 million stake in Celadon Mining – March 2011

Origo partners invests US$13 million in Unipower Battery Ltd – March 2011
Titanium Resources Group completes placing to raise £11.4 million – February 2011

Origo Partners completes an placing convertible preference shares to raise approximately US$60 million – January 2011

Origo Partners announces the disposal of 50% of its stake in Beijing Rising Information, raising US$6.2 million – January 2011

Origo Partners announces a US$1.7 million follow on investment in one of its
portfolio companies, NiuTech Energy Ltd and company joint venture – December 2010
Xstrata acquisition of Sphere Minerals (US$568 million) – November 2010

Origo Partners announces a US$3 million acquisition for a 30% equity interest in Altan
Takhi Company, the owner of the Budag Tolgoi copper-gold prospect in Mongolia – November 2010

Origo Partners announces the placing of one of its portfolio companies and the consequent partial exit – October 2010

Origo Partners announces the agreement to dispose of its 7% equity interest in E-Bill China Holdings Ltd – September 2010

Origo Partners invests US$3 million for a 25% equity interest in Kincora Ltd,
owner of the Bronze Fox copper-gold prospect in Mongolia – September 2010

Origo Partners invests US$4.3 million for an 16.5% equity stake in Unipower Batter Limited – August 2010

Completed cash offer by Fragiolig Holdings Limited for Atlas Estates of £0.90p per Atlas share not already owned
by Fragiolig, valuing the entire issued share capital of Atlas at approximately £42.17 million – June 2010

Origo Partners announce an investment of up to US$6.65 million for a 20% equity stake in Jinan Eco-Energy
Technology Co. – June 2010

Origo Partners invest US$300,000 for a 10% equity stake in Huremtiin Hyar LLC, with the option to invest an additional
US$3.5 million to increase its holdings to 70% – June 2010

Origo Partners agree to invest up to US$5 million for a 23% equity interest in Bumbat Consolidated Ltd – June 2010

Origo Partners completes an equity placing of approximately US$30 million – June 2010

Origo Partners portfolio company RMWAH enters in arrangements to place AUD45 million of common stock – May 2010

Xstrata sale of Prodeco to Glencore (approximately US$2.5 billion) – March 2010

Origo Sino-India Plc and Origo Resource Partners acquire 21% in Gobi Coal and Energy Ltd (US$15 million) – November 2009

Titanium Resources Group Ltd placing (US$25 million) – Novemebr 2009

Xstrata plc walked away from proposed ‘merger of equals’ with Anglo American (US$56 billion) – October 2009

Xstrata plc acquisition of Prodeco (US$2 billion) – February 2009

Xstrata plc rights issue (US$5.9 billion) – February 2009

Xstrata plc acquisition of 24.9% of Lonmin Plc (£991 million) – October 2008

Origo Sino-India Plc acquisition of 10% of Primary Holdings International (US$4 million) – September 2008

Origo Resource Partners acquisition of 39% of Primary Holdings International (US$16 million) – September 2008

Xstrata plc proposed cash offer for Lonmin plc (£5 billion) – August 2008

Origo Sino-India Plc and Origo Resource Partners acquisition of approximately 11% of HaloSource, Inc (US$10 million)
July 2008

Origo Sino-India Plc acquisition of 5% of E-Bill China Holdings (US$1.3 million) – March 2008

Origo Resources Partners acquisition of 5% of Fomento International Ltd (US$20 million) – March 2008

Xstrata plc acquisition of the Anvil Hill Project, New South Wales (£187 million) – September 2007

Titanium Resources Group Ltd placing (£17.6 million) – May 2007

Xstrata plc bid for LionOre Mining International Ltd. (£1.9 billion) – March 2007

Various BT M & A activity – 2002-2007

Xstrata plc rights issue (£2.9 billion) – October 2006

LME Competition Appeal Tribunal case vs the OFT – September 2006

Glencore International and Credit Suisse announce strategic alliance in metals trading – August 2006

Xstrata plc equity placing (£1.3 billion) – May 2006

Xstrata plc bid for 80% Falconbridge (£7.7 billion) – May 2006

Xstrata plc acquisition of Tintaya mine from BHP Billiton (US$750 million) – May 2006

Xstrata plc – acquisition of 33.3% stake in Cerrejon from Glencore (US$1.7 billion) – March 2006

Glencore International and Credit Suisse announce strategic alliance in energy trading – February 2006

Titanium Resources Group Ltd placing (£10 million) – October 2005

Xstrata plc purchases a 20% stake in Falconbridge (£922 million) – September 2005

Titanium Resources Group listing on the Alternative Investment Market (£100 million) – August 2005

Active Value Advisers Ltd – role in sale of Cordiant Communications Group

Xstrata plc – US $600m convertible bond issue – August 2003

Xstrata plc – agreed acquisition of MIM Holdings Ltd (US$3 billion) – April 2003

Groupe Chez Gérard bid defence (£16.5 million) – October 2002

OFT inquiry into consumer IT – Summer 2002

Demerger of BT’s mobile unit to become O2 – November 2001

Vivendi acquisition of Southern Water (£2 billion) – May 2002

C3D bid for GoAhead Group (£326 million) – Summer 2001

Vinci bid for TBI (£516 million) – August 2001

BT Rights issue (£5.9 billion) – May 2001

BT’s sale of Yell to Apax and Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst (£2.1 billion) – May 2001

BHP and Billiton merger via Dual Listed Company structure (US$29 billion) – March 2001

Competition Commission – LloydsTSB/Abbey National Merger Inquiry – March 2001

Sibir Energy acquisition of 20% stake in Yugraneft (£2.6 million) – December 2000