EVOLUTION CORPORATE SERVICES

Evolution Corporate Services is a leading independent corporate advisory firm providing company secretarial, corporate governance, IPO management and general corporate advisory services to ASX listed and private companies in diverse industry sectors such as resources, oil & gas, manufacturing, technology and cryptocurrency.

​Evolution Corporate Services works closely with Company boards to provide a comprehensive service, tailored to an individual client’s needs.

 

SERVICES

COMPANY SECRETARIAL

  • Coordinating Board and applicable Committee meetings, including scheduling, preparation of agenda, papers, attendance and minutes;

  • Preparing Board and Committee circular resolutions as required;

  • Providing advice to Board on periodic and continuous disclosure, securities trading, conflicts management and other regulatory and governance issues;

  • Assisting in corporate actions such as Board appointments and disclosures, share and option issues and liaising with ASIC and the Company’s share registry to maintain accurate registers;

  • Assisting with shareholder enquiries on corporate and governance issues;

  • Managing the Company’s corporate governance plan and undertaking ongoing monitoring and review of applicable governance issues;

  • Managing Employee Share Option and/or Performance Rights Plans and the issue of equity pursuant to such plans;

  • Assisting in the preparation and review of ASX announcements for periodic reporting and continuous disclosure, as and when required;

  • Preparing initial draft Notices of Meeting for shareholder meetings as required;

  • Coordination of all shareholder meetings, managing proxies, attendance and preparation of relevant of minutes of those meetings;

  • Acting as the Company’s nominated “communications person” with the Company’s share registry, ASX and ASIC;

  • Coordinating the preparation of statutory reports, including Annual and Half Yearly reports. For clarity our service does not include the physical preparation of the financial accounts. It is assumed that this is completed by an independent third party;

  • Coordinating external audits and half yearly reviews of Company accounts;

  • Coordinating the preparation of ASX quarterly reports (Appendix 4C) and preliminary final report (Appendix 4E); and

  • Other company secretarial and corporate advisory services, as required.

IPO MANAGEMENT

  • Acting as project manager to the prospectus preparation and ASX listing process in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and ASX Listing Rules;

  • Assisting with planning and timetabling of the IPO process;

  • Assisting with the formality of appointment and engagement of directors, advisors, share registry, independent accountants, other independent experts to the prospectus and service providers;

  • Managing the development of a corporate governance plan to comply with ASX Corporate Governance guidelines and applicable Corporate Governance Statements as required for listing on ASX;

  • Assisting with the various IPO compliance requirements including police and credit reference checks, notification to ASIC of appointment of any new directors, equity issues and other general compliance issues;

  • Acting as contact point for all stakeholders including financial, legal and technical advisers, share registry, designers, printers, website providers, ASIC and ASX.

  • Assisting with the due diligence process and documentation including attending Due Diligence Committee Meetings and liaising with the Company’s solicitors in completing the prospectus and required Due Diligence documentation such as the Planning Memorandum, Due Diligence Checklist and Directors’ Questionnaires and consents;

  • Coordinating and assisting with the design, typesetting, printing and despatch of the prospectus documents;

  • Preparation of the application to ASX for admission to its Official List and quotation of securities;

  • Coordinating the preparation of a website to comply with Corporations Act and ASX requirements for a listed entity;

  • Assisting with preparation of the escrow schedule and initial drafting and preparation of restriction agreements, as applicable; and

  • Coordinating the lodgement of the prospectus and other required documentation with ASX and ASIC, including preparation of Appendix 1A to be lodged with ASX.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REVIEW

  • Providing advice on corporate governance issues;

  • Assisting in the development of a corporate governance plan to comply with ASX Corporate Governance guidelines;

  • Assisting in preparation of annual Corporate Governance Statements and Appendix 4G;  

  •  Assisting with shareholder enquiries on corporate and governance issues; and

  • Managing the Company’s corporate governance plan and undertaking ongoing monitoring and review of applicable governance issues.

 

ABOUT US

Evolution Corporate Services provides consultant company secretarial, corporate governance, IPO management and corporate advisory services to a small portfolio of ASX listed and unlisted clients,predominantly in the mineral resources, manufacturing and technology industries.

Some of the recent transactions we have worked on with our clients include:

 
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Industry: Nickel and gold exploration and development 

Placement and Share Purchase Plan raising $65 million

On-track to commence sustainable, high-grade nickel sulphide production

at Kambalda

PEOPLE

SHANNON COATES
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Shannon has over 20 years’ experience in corporate law and compliance. She is currently non-executive director and company secretary to a number of public unlisted and listed companies, and has provided director, corporate advisory and company secretarial services to boards and various committees across a variety of industries, including resources, manufacturing and technology.

Her significant experience in representing and advising boards of public companies has equipped her with skills in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including strategy, remuneration, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, risk management and compliance, regulation and corporate governance, both in Australia and internationally.

Shannon is a qualified lawyer, experienced company director and Chartered Secretary and graduate of the AICD’s Company Directors course. She was the recipient of the West Australian Women in Mining scholarship in 2012 and was selected for the AICD Chairman’s Mentoring Program in 2013.

JAMES DOYLE
CORPORATE ADVISOR

James is an experienced corporate advisory and governance executive with over 15 years’ experience in corporate advisory and equity capital markets in Australia and the UK. James joined Evolution Corporate Services in 2020, where he specialises in the provision of company secretarial and corporate advisory services to public and private companies across a range of sectors including resources, information technology and industrials. Prior to joining Evolution Corporate Services, James spent 10 years working at a boutique investment banking and advisory firm where he gained extensive experience managing equity and debt capital raisings, IPOs, ASX listings, reverse takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, and investor relations. James holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance.

SARAH WILSON
CORPORATE ADVISOR

Sarah has over 10 years’ experience in corporate advisory and corporate governance roles which have included managing equity transactions, IPOs and RTOs, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures and due diligence investigations for boards of ASX listed and unlisted companies. Additionally, Sarah has managed and monitored internal corporate governance and compliance plans. Her broad knowledge of the ASX Listing Rules and the Corporations Act provides a valuable contribution to our client base.

She is currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law) through Curtin University.

 
 

CONTACT

OUR ADDRESS

Suite 5

62 Ord Street

West Perth WA 6005

Email: info@evolutioncorp.com.au

Tel:  08 9322 1587

Fax: 08 9322 5230

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