Deanna is experienced in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters specialising in mergers & acquisitions and equity capital markets.
Deanna has particular interest and expertise on matters arising under the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules and provides her clients with exceptional insight and knowledge of the issues involved, gained from her experience as a Listings Adviser with the ASX.
She advises on transactional matters including schemes of arrangements, takeovers and other control transactions, as well as asset acquisitions and disposals and capital raisings including IPOs, placements, rights issues, and backdoor listings.
In addition to advising on specific transactions, Deanna advises on ongoing compliance matters involving the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules, including matters of continuous and periodic disclosure, directors’ duties, related party issues, meeting procedures and requirements, and general commercial and corporate advice.
Deanna is an extremely valued member of the team, offering outstanding legal and technical skills and a deep understanding of the commercial objectives, opportunities and challenges facing her clients.
Deanna began her legal career at Minter Ellison and joined Bellanhouse in 2014.
Deanna was named as a Recommended Corporate Lawyer – Western Australia by Doyle’s Guide 2018.
Bellanhouse mining and resources clients have experienced a strong start to the 2019-2020 financial year, with over $130m secured from capital raisings and corporate bonds.
With the Annual General Meeting (AGM) season soon to arrive, we would like to remind listed companies with a 30 June year end of the requirement to hold their AGM by 30 November 2019 and to set out some of the considerations that should be taken into account in preparing the notice of AGM.