David Horton has assisted on a number of corporate transactions for ASX listed companies and private equity firms, including strategic acquisitions and capital raisings via IPOs, private placements, convertible notes, preference share issues and non-renounceable entitlement offers.

David has worked with clients from various industries, including energy and natural resources and education.

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  • Assisting Tamboran Resources Limited, a public oil and gas company, on:
    • A highly strategic acquisition of fellow explorer Sweetpea Petroleum, providing Tamboran with a 100% interest in major Beetaloo Basin gas assets for an undisclosed amount.
    • Its successful AU$61 million IPO and ASX debut with a market capitalisation of approximately AU$260 million, the largest IPO for a gas explorer in Australia in nearly a decade.
    • A post-IPO AU$35 million capital raise via private placement with a prominent US-based individual and other institutional investors.
    • A pre-IPO capital raising of AU$23 million involving sophisticated institutional investors.
  • Assisting with ASX listed Janison Education Group’s acquisition of Academic Assessment Services, the largest independent schools’ assessment business in Australia.
  • Assisting Blue Ocean Equities in its role as lead manager in relation to various capital raisings, including:
    • Tempus Resources Limited’s AU$6.28 million private placement of Canadian flow through shares.
    • Pre-IPO capital raise of US$6 million for AEON International Limited where sophisticated investors received preference shares.
    • Pre-IPO convertible note issue of AU$5 million by AllVascular Limited.
    • Pre-IPO convertible note issue by Lever Holdings Pty Ltd.

Education

  • The College of Law, GDLP, 2022
  • University of Canberra, LL.B., 2021
  • University of Wollongong, BMedHlthSc, 2016

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2022
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