Profile of Bryn Hardcastle

Bryn Hardcastle

Partner, LLB, BA

About Bryn Hardcastle

Bryn specialises in corporate, commercial and securities law and has significant experience providing advice in equity capital markets, listings on the ASX, mergers & acquisitions, takeovers and corporate advisory matters across various industries.

Bryn has served as Non-Executive Director of various ASX companies and has worked at several major law firms across Australia and internationally including Freehills in Melbourne and Allen & Overy in London and Dubai.

Bryn’s capital markets experience including advising both issuers or lead managers and his relevant experience includes advising:

  • New Century Resources Limited – in relation to its private placement with IGO Limited, accelerated non renounceable rights issue and proposed acquisition of the Goro Nickel Project in New Caledonia.
  • Salt Lake Potash Limited – in relation to its private placement and accelerated non-renounceable rights issue.
  • Bellevue Gold Limited – in relation to private placements and share purchase plan in order to fund the Bellevue gold project in Western Australia.
  • Chalice Gold Mines Ltd – on its capital raisings and asset acquisitions.
  • New Century Resources Ltd – on various transactions including:
    • placements and rights issues;
    • acquisition of the Century Zinc Mine in Queensland and bank guarantee support arrangements with MMG Ltd; and
    • secured and unsecured debt facilities;
  • Talga Resources Ltd – on its capital raisings.
  • PacGold Ltd – on its IPO and capital raising
  • Liontown Resources Ltd – on its capital raisings and asset acquisitions.
  • Aurumin Ltd – on its IPO and capital raising.
  • Calidus Resources Ltd – on its acquisition of Keras (Gold) Australia Pty Ltd, recompliance listing and capital raisings.
  • Black Dragon Gold Corp., a TSX-V listed entity – on its dual listing on ASX and TSX-V and capital raising.
  • Newfield Resources Ltd – on various transactions including merger with UK incorporated, AIM listed entity, Stellar Diamonds plc and capital raisings
  • Millennium Minerals Ltd – on its capital raisings and various corporate advice.
  • Primary Gold Ltd – on its acquisition of the Coolgardie Gold Project and subsequent $37.5m off-market takeover bid from Hanking Australia Investments.
  • Nzuri Copper Ltd - on its merger by way of scheme of arrangement with Chengtun Mining Group.
  • Indiana Resources Ltd – (formerly IMX Resources Ltd) on its demerger and subsequent successful IPO and ASX listing of Graphex Mining Ltd.
  • Brainchip Ltd – on its backdoor listing and capital raisings.