Papua New Guinea has a small but important domestic capital market. O’Briens has guided a number of companies undertaking an IPO or compliance listing on the Port Moresby Stock Exchange.
The firm has acted in debt and equity raisings and takeovers code matters a number of times and is also frequently called in to advise on local law in dual listing issues with other exchanges including the ASX, both the AIM and LSE, TSX and other US Securities issuers.
The firm has acted as adviser on Papua New Guinea law for either the issuer or sponsor in all LSE main board listings emanating from Papua New Guinea.
The firm has extensive experience in due diligence investigations and advising on local risk matters for issuers having to complete the United States SEC filings.