Asset sale cost Qld taxpayers $100m

by AAP
State government reveals failed privatisation plan cost over $100m.

Telstra mulling Philippines play

Telco confirms it is considering investment in wireless JV with San Miguel Corporation.

DataRoom AM: GE's local favourite

One consortium leads the pack in the race for GE Capital's remaining Australian assets, while the sale of NSW's $9bn electricity transmission network proceeds apace.

Field narrows in race for GE’s Aust assets

Shortlisted candidates contacted as Deutsche consortium assumes favouritism.

AusNet grid bid doubt

It's unclear whether AusNet lodged a bid yesterday for the NSW govt-owned TransGrid.

PEP nears NZ education buy

Pacific Equity Partners could roll out school provider Academic Colleges Group throughout Australia if it secures a takeover.

Blundy to shed Lovisa stake

Retail mogul's stake in jewellery business the subject of an imminent block trade.

Milking interest in Burra Foods

Sale of family-owned Burra Foods could attract buyer interest from big dairy producers such as Murray Goulburn, Saputo.

DataRoom AM: Lightening Santos' debt load

Investment bankers sound out interest in a strategic investment in the oil group, while Macquarie waits to get the green light on its Esanda bid.

Macquarie remains in box seat for Esanda

ACCC may request some exclusions, but Pepper Group tipped to hoover up any such assets.

Macquarie Group in the market

Macquarie Group is believed to be circling the Perth Market Authority’s Market City.

JBS closes in on Australasia

World’s largest meat processor listed as a suitor for three of the region’s agricultural and consumer assets.

Telstra chases NRL streaming rights

Telco plots a multi-­million-dollar bid for Nine's NRL online streaming rights.

Paddy Power to merge with Betfair

Enlarged gambling giant will hold leading positions in the UK and Australia.

Pact eyes more M&A as profit lifts

Packaging group open to more acquisitions as it lifts FY profit by 17%, will pay final dividend of 10c.

DataRoom AM: Spotless exit

Pacific Equity Partners makes a clean break from Spotless, while the race for Arrium's Moly-Cop operation heats up.

PEP exit starts block trade race

Two block trades totalling close to $500m executed in short succession on Tuesday night.

Caltex calls on Citi advice

Caltex is believed to have called on investment bank Citi to assist with capital management options.

Apollo, TPG in Moly-Cop race

Apollo and TPG Capital are the latest to join the list of suitors for Arrium’s Moly-Cop division.

Fosun aims for Brownes dairy deal

Chinese conglomerate among eight parties vying for Archer Capital’s dairy business.