Monthly Archives: March 2011



As people are increasingly marrying later – often after they have acquired substantial assets or have a more complex financial arrangement as a result of previous partnerships – pre-nups are on the rise. Seeking a pre-nup can be tense ground to broach, although in some cases both parties are equally keen to clarify the financial [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:38+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|

BHP Billiton offers share buy-back to shareholders

BHP Billiton has announced its intention to buy back AU$5bn in shares as part of its expanded US$10bn buy-back, which is due to be completed by the end of 2011. It has put together a deal whereby it will buy-back shares at a 10% discount to the volume weighted average price over the 5 days [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:38+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|

Origin raises capital via share deal

You may be aware that Origin recently acquired a number of energy businesses from the NSW Government including Integral Energy, Country Energy and Eraring GenTrader. Origin is also planning to develop the Queensland Australian Pacific LNG (liquefied natural gas) project. These developments have required significant capital funding, and Origin is meeting these needs via a [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:40+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|

Scouting for financial opportunities for our clients

At 5 Financial, we are constantly on the lookout for new financial opportunities that can advance our clients’ financial position. Apart from our own knowledge and research, we look to independent research specialist Lonsec to provide us with objective and fully investigated information about the shares we recommend. We think it’s also worth mentioning another [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:40+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|