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Allens advises Evolve Housing on A$70 million affordable housing facility - 10 April 2019
Allens has advised Evolve Housing (Evolve) on a 10-year, A$70 million facility provided by the Federal Government's National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (the NHFIC).

ECM activity ramping up in 2019 - 8 April 2019
The first quarter of 2019 has seen growth in equity capital market (ECM) activity with the S&P/ASX 200 index advancing to its best quarter since September 2009 - up 9.5 per cent - buoyed by a mix of IPOs, hybrid issuances by the banks, Listed Investment Trusts (LIT) and Listed Investment Companies (LIC) raising large amounts of capital and also block trades.

Allens acts for BNP Paribas, United Overseas Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in debt financing for Propertylink takeover - 5 April 2019

Allens advises on acquisition of RCR Tomlinson's resources, power and water businesses - 2 April 2019
Allens has advised AvidSys Pty Ltd (AvidSys) and Avid Resources (WA) Pty Ltd on the acquisition of RCR Tomlinson Group's (RCR Tomlinson) (in administration) resources, power and water businesses.

Allens advises KKR's Australian Venue Co. on joint venture with Coles - 18 March 2019
Allens has advised global investment firm KKR and its portfolio company Australian Venue Co. on the establishment of an incorporated joint venture, Queensland Venue Co., with Coles Group.