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Robyn Ferguson - Partner

Robyn Ferguson Robyn's clients include ASX-listed entities, mid-cap companies and large private companies.

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Robyn has significant experience advising Australian corporations and their respective boards and senior management on capital raisings, IPOs, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance with the Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules and other corporate regulations.

Robyn also advises on a range of commercial transactions including drafting and structuring transaction documentation for acquisitions and disposals of significant assets, and for joint ventures in the mining, resources and energy sectors.  Robyn also conducts comprehensive compliance and due diligence programs.  Her clients include ASX-listed entities, mid-cap companies and large private companies.

She holds qualifications in Laws and Arts from the University of Western Australia, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Most recently, HopgoodGanim was again ranked in the 2014 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Robyn was noted as a ‘clear stand out’ in the area of Corporate/M&A.  She was also Recommended in Doyle's Guide to Leading Corporate Lawyers - Perth, 2015.  

Areas of Practice

  • Acting for Metals X in relation to its merger by scheme of arrangement with Westgold Resources.
  • Advising Sino Gas & Energy Holdings on corporate matters associated with the $100 million project level equity transaction in June 2012 with Hong Kong-listed MIE Corporation.
  • Advising NuEnergy Capital on its acquisition of Indon CBM and its Indonesian CBM assets, and related backdoor listing.
  • Advising Uranium King on its merger by scheme of arrangement with Monaro Mining NL.
  • Advising NuStar Mining Corporation in its merger with Canadian explorer TSX-listed Intrepid Minerals Corporation.
  • Advising NuStar Mining Corporation (now Intrepid Mines) in the successful defence of a takeover attempt by ASX-listed Sedimentary Mines.
  • Advising SmartTrans Holdings and Resource Base on their non-renounceable rights issues.
  • Advising Australian American Mining on its placement and share purchase plan, offering shares and attaching listed options.
  • Advising Sino Gas & Energy Holdings on its IPO, subsequent secondary capital raisings and corporate transactional work.
  • Advising various ASX-listed companies including Imdex and RCR Tomlinson in respect of establishing and ongoing requirements for dividend reinvestment plans.
  • Advising numerous companies on joint ventures, farmins and options agreements including Thundelarra Exploration and Sino Gas & Energy.