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COVID-19: Are Convertible notes a lifeline?

Australia - June 4 2020 In a COVID-19 economy, issuing convertible notes may be attractive to sponsors because the returns can be near equity-like. With the potential for…

Michael Scarf.

Stub equity in control transactions

Australia - July 18 2019 MinterEllison has made submissions on ASIC's proposal to effectively prohibit the offer of scrip in proprietary companies, or public companies with a…

ASIC proposes to prohibit stub equity structures in Australian control transactions

Australia - June 18 2019 We explain ASIC's consultation as part of a proposal to effectively prohibit the offer of scrip in proprietary companies, or public companies with a…

Chris Allen.

Responding to a hostile takeover bid - the first 24 hours

Australia - December 12 2018 What initial response is required from the Target? There is no obligation for the Target Board to accept or reject the takeover bid until it releases…

The continued erosion of ASIC's 'truth in takeovers' policy - is there now a new way to avoid the policy?

Australia - June 12 2018 ASIC's 'truth in takeovers' policy ASIC's 'truth in takeovers' policy is contained in ASIC Regulatory Guide 25 - Takeovers: False and misleading…

Ratha Nabanidham.