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12 Apr

Since the start of the year, SLM has been active in a variety of capital raisings

In Capital Raising,News by SLM / April 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

SLM has an extensive network of sophisticated investors and strong relationships with originators of high quality investment opportunities across property, debt, listed equities and private equity asset classes. Since the start of the year, SLM has introduced investors to, and raised capital for, several opportunities including:

– DMX Capital Partners (DMXCP) – DMXCP is an unlisted public company which invests in undervalued and under-researched ASX-listed small and micro-cap companies using a fundamentally driven, bottom-up stock picking approach. Compared to the All Ords index, DMXCP has achieved 79.6% outperformance from inception (April 2015) to February 2018.

– Elanor Commercial Property Fund (ECPF) – ECPF is an unlisted fund managed by ASX-listed specialist property fund manager Elanor Investors Group (ASX: ENN) which invests in high investment quality office assets with strong underlying cash flows and significant value add potential. The Fund currently has 3 assets (2 office buildings in suburban Brisbane and 1 in Adelaide) and is offering investors a circa 9.6% distribution yield with modest gearing and significant scope for capital growth.

– Barwon Healthcare Property Fund (BHPF) – BHPF is an open ended fund which invests in properties in the healthcare sector with an existing portfolio which comprises hospitals, private specialist facilities, diagnostic and laboratory facilities, public health facilities, day surgeries and medical centres. The portfolio is underpinned by long term leases to blue chip government and private sector tenants. The Fund returned 10.55% (pre-tax) for the year ending December 31, 2017, comprising 6.85% of income distribution and 3.70% of capital growth.

For more information on these and future investment opportunities, please contact:

Barry Lewin or Eugene Tong at SLM – 03 9244 9644

05 Sep

SLM Corporate advises the Northern Land Council and traditional native title holders on a giant prawn farm project ILUA in the Northern Territory

We are delighted to have acted as economic and financial advisers to the Northern Land Council and traditional native title landowners in the negotiation of a long term Indigenous Land Use Agreement covering all phases of development and production of the $2 billion Sea Dragon prawn farm on Leguna Station, near Kununurra, East Kimberley.  When completed, the project sponsor Seafarms Group (ASX: SFG) will be the largest tiger prawn producer in the world, generating significant financial and other benefits to traditional owners.

SLM’s role included a detailed economic assessment of the project, economic modeling, benchmarking and advice on royalties and other financial benefits to the traditional native title landowners, assistance with the negotiations, and the drafting of the relevant financial benefits clauses in the ILUA.

Our indigenous economic advisory practice has enjoyed a busy 12 months, with a number of significant engagements, including advice to the Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation on Oz Minerals’ Carrapateena Project, advice to the Wajarri Yamatji on the Commonwealth Square Kilometre Array Project, advice to the Central Land Council on the Lake Mackay Gold and Base Metals Project and advice to Taungurung Association on its compensation negotiations with the State of Victoria.

For further information, please call Barry Lewin on 03 92449644.

28 Mar

SLM’s advisory team has been active with a range of engagements for Aboriginal clients

SLM has for many years provided a range of financial and economic advisory services to Aboriginal Land Councils, Aboriginal Associations, Traditional Owners, and other Aboriginal clients around Australia.  These services have typically included assessing mineral, infrastructure projects and other development projects, providing royalty audits and advising on Native Title compensation proposals, infrastructure, property transactions, expert reports, private equity and other business opportunities.

In the past year, we have:

  • provided advice on negotiations with the State of Victoria in relation to the extinguishment of native title
  • assessed the compensation terms for a significant Commonwealth Government infrastructure project
  • assessed the compensation terms for a South Australian base metals project
  • assessed the compensation terms for a Northern Territory base metals project
  • assessed the appropriate compensation terms for the Jemena Northern Gas pipeline
  • assessed a West Australian oil and gas exploration permit
  • assessed a significant prawn farming venture
  • audited royalty payments for iron ore and manganese projects.

For further information, please contact SLM Corporate’s Managing Director Barry Lewin on 03 9244 9644 or email:

02 Jan

SLM advises Spicers Limited (ASX: SRS) on a Scheme Implementation Agreement to Simplify Capital Structure

In Announcements,M&A Advisory,News by SLM / January 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

SLM Corporate is pleased to announce that it is acting as corporate adviser to Spicers Limited in relation to a Scheme Implementation Agreement with the Responsible Entity of the PaperlinX SPS Trust.

This transaction, which would be effected by an inter-conditional ordinary resolution of Spicers shareholders and a scheme of arrangement proposed by the Responsible Entity, will align the interests of the Company’s ordinary shareholders and SPS unitholders and will resolve several operational and capital constraints that the current capital structure places on the Company.  If the Trust Scheme is implemented, Spicers will acquire all the SPS Units in the SPS Trust that it does not already own and as consideration, Spicers will issue 545 ordinary shares in Spicers for every 1 SPS Unit transferred to it.

For further information, please contact:

Barry Lewin
Managing Director
SLM Corporate Pty Ltd
+61 3 9244 9644 (office)
+61 419302493 (mob)