Firms: Gilbert + Tobin (Goldman Sachs – underwriter); King & Wood Mallesons (issuer on the entitlement offer); SJ Berwin (issuer on its UK acquisition)
Deal: Australian software company IRESS’s renounceable entitlement offer
Area: Equity capital markets
Value: $206 million
Key players: Gilbert + Tobin capital markets partner Peter Cook (pictured) led the transaction for the firm and was assisted by Adam D'Andreti and Alastair Corrigall
Deal significance: Gilbert + Tobin advised Goldman Sachs on its underwriting of IRESS’s $206 million two-for-nine renounceable entitlement offer, the proceeds of which will be used partly to fund IRESS’s acquisition of Avelo Financial Services in the UK.