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Matt Davies

Principal

Matt has over 15 years of investment banking experience in the areas of M&A and ECM.

Matt has significant experience in public market M&A (including defence), asset sales and capital raisings.  Matt was the first employee of Gryphon Partners, a leading boutique advisory firm to the resources sector which undertook >65 transactions valued at >$25 billion in 8 years. He was an integral member of the business until its acquisition by Standard Chartered Bank in 2011.

Before joining Taylor Collison in 2017, Matt headed Standard Chartered Bank’s Australian Natural Resources, M&A team, where he undertook several high profile cross-border transactions in the sector.

Matt has a Bachelor of Laws (with honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Adelaide.

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Matt has significant transaction experience, gained through transactions undertaken both at Taylor Collison as well as in his roles at previous firms, a small selection of which is provided below:

  • Avanco Resources in relation to the $440m recommended cash and scrip takeover offer by OZ Minerals.
  • RHS Ltd in relation to the $26m recommended cash takeover offer by PerkinElmer.
  • EMR Capital on the US$100m acquisition of an 80% interest in the Lubambe copper mine.
  • Comet Ridge – $18m placement.
  • Cooper Energy – $151m rights issue (Co-Manager).
  • Kasbah Resources – $2.5m and $5.2m rights issue (Underwriter).
  • Zijin Mining on the US$300m acquisition of 50% in Porgera and associated JV with Barrick Gold.*
  • Beach Energy on the $400m sale of Tipton West to Arrow Energy.*
  • OZ Minerals on the $1.4bn assets sales to MMG.*

*Deals undertaken in roles prior to joining Taylor Collison.

Matt has significant transaction experience, gained through transactions undertaken both at Taylor Collison as well as in his roles at previous firms, a small selection of which is provided below:

  • Avanco Resources in relation to the $440m recommended cash and scrip takeover offer by OZ Minerals.
  • RHS Ltd in relation to the $26m recommended cash takeover offer by PerkinElmer.
  • EMR Capital on the US$100m acquisition of an 80% interest in the Lubambe copper mine.
  • Comet Ridge – $18m placement.
  • Cooper Energy – $151m rights issue (Co-Manager).
  • Kasbah Resources – $2.5m and $5.2m rights issue (Underwriter).
  • Zijin Mining on the US$300m acquisition of 50% in Porgera and associated JV with Barrick Gold.*
  • Beach Energy on the $400m sale of Tipton West to Arrow Energy.*
  • OZ Minerals on the $1.4bn assets sales to MMG.*

*Deals undertaken in roles prior to joining Taylor Collison.