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27 Oct

SLM Corporate appointed to assist Money3 Corporation Limited (ASX: MNY) in evaluating sale options for its unsecured loans business

In Announcements,Important,M&A Advisory,News by SLM / October 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

We are pleased to advise that SLM Corporate has been appointed to assist Money3 in evaluating sale options for its unsecured loans business. Money3 has recently received unsolicited interest from several parties and is giving consideration to exiting some of its unsecured loans business. The board has informed the market that it will only transact where it is in the best interests of shareholders.

For further information, please contact:
Barry Lewin
Managing Director
SLM Corporate Pty Ltd
+61 3 9244 9644 (office)
+61 419302493 (mob)

31 Jul

Bambara Group purchases cloud based payment innovator IP Payments

In Announcements,Important,M&A Advisory,News by SLM / July 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

SLM Corporate (“SLM”) is pleased to announce that it has acted as corporate adviser to Bambara Group on the purchase of Australian owned IP Payments, the second acquisition for the Group in the Asia Pacific region after Keycorp which was acquired in May 2014. The addition of complementary payments companies IP Payments and Keycorp is a strategic stake in the Asia Pacific market for Bambara. This activity is reflective of Bambara’s ambitions to provide a broader and deeper set of payment services and capabilities in the region and will drive further acquisitions in the coming year.

Bambara is the largest in Sweden for online payment transactions and brings European payments industry expertise to the APAC market.

IP Payments was founded in 2004 and provides payment gateway solutions to clients who process credit card transactions.  The company services over 3,500 enterprises including global organizations. .

SLM also advised Keycorp on its acquisition by Archer Capital in 2010 in a public-to-private transaction via a Scheme of Arrangement.

About SLM Corporate: Established in 1999, SLM is a Melbourne-based independent corporate advisory firm, specialising in the provision of financial, strategic and economic advice to its clients.

We provide advice to clients covering mergers and acquisitions, divestments and corporate restructings, debt and equity capital raisings, IPOs, valuations, expert reports and employee reward schemes.

Our clients are typically shareholders and boards of privately-owned and publicly-listed companies and government.

For further information about SLM and our services, please contact Barry Lewin on 03 92449644.

20 Apr

SLM Quarter 1 Roundup

In Announcements,General News,Important by SLM / April 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Quarter 1 has seen continued activity across each of our core services.

Capital raising:

We have raised capital for Dotz, an exciting Israeli venture aimed at capitalising on the technological innovation in the Graphene Quantum Dots market. We also introduced a number of high net worth investors to the Auburn Central Syndicate, a strongly traded sub regional shopping centre in the Sydney metropolitan area managed by ASX listed Elanor Investors Group Limited.

Consulting services:

Our engagements included:
Building financial models for a new hotel development project, a wholesale gemstone business, and an urban infrastructure roll out.
Providing industry and market research and analysis (mining industry related).
Briefed as a financial expert for the purposes of litigation, and preparing expert reports.
Valuations of options and performance rights for several ASX listed companies in diverse sectors, and of medical and legal practices.
Assessment of compensation proposals for Aboriginal clients in respect of proposed iron ore, bauxite and vanadium projects.

We also presented an economic update on key commodities in the Australian resources sector to delegates from a number of native title representative bodies.

Transaction activity:

We have been engaged to pursue or assess proposed acquisitions on behalf of clients in a number of sectors.

New website:

We are very pleased to introduce our new website
Please visit and feel free to provide feedback.

Staff update:

We welcome Jonathan Nurick, who has recently joined us as an analyst. Jonathan will be supporting Kuo ning Ho and Jeremy Sum in the consulting services division.

Please contact me should you require further information on any of our services.

Barry Lewin, Managing Director – 03 9244 9644 (office) or +61 419302493 (mob)