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Citadel-MAGNUS the highest ranked Australian transaction communication firm again in 2017: Mergermarket

Written by Genevieve Norton

January 25, 2018

Australia’s leading independent corporate and financial communication firm, Citadel-MAGNUS, has achieved a top three ranking on deal volume for the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan) in the 2017 PR Advisors global and regional tables from Mergermarket.

The third placed ranking cements Citadel-MAGNUS as the most active transaction communication advisory firm in Australia for the third year in a row.

In 2017 Citadel-MAGNUS advised on a total of 32 deals (up from 25 in 2016), worth US$5.42 billion (A$6.76 billion), making it the highest placed Australian firm in the rankings. By total deal value Citadel-MAGNUS ranked in the top 20 for the Asia-Pacific region.

Notable transactions advised on by Citadel-MAGNUS during the year include the $1.6 billion acquisition of Aconex by Oracle, Laser Clinics Australia’s $650 million sale of a majority stake to KKR & Co. and the sale of Noble Americas Gas and Power to Mercurian Energy America for $US102 million.

The Mergermarket annual rankings examine the performance of Financial PR advisory firms around the world on transactions worth more than US$5 million, ranking firms by the volume and value of deals they have advised on.

Review the Mergermarket tables here.

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