The year that rained on ASX floats’ parade

Investor fatigue slugged the IPO market this year, with only one market debutant able to hold above its listing price.

Rinehart lifts beef interests

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Mining magnate likely second-largest Wagyu producer in Australia after buying two NSW stations.

Goldman Sachs promotes Waldron

John Waldron to replace John S. Weinberg as co-head of investment banking at Goldman.

DataRoom AM: Fairfax’s radio talk

The media group is said to be close to finalising several deals, including merging its radio stations with Macquarie, while the NSW government is set to unplug its power assets.

Funds in pole position for big power sell-off

NSW fires the starting gun on a round of speed dating for super funds, sovereign funds and trade buyers.

Leighton, Stockland deal seen imminent

Stockland may secure a $200m-plus deal for Leighton Properties in coming days.

Fairfax plans triple treat of deals

Group plotting to clinch a triumvirate of deals before Christmas to lay the ground for a full-blown merger.

Fairfax, Macquarie Radio talks back on

Media reports say $200m talkback merger on track for pre-Christmas sign-off.

Jeweller Lovisa shines on ASX debut

Retailer's strong start defies series of recent weak company sharemarket listings.

Perpetual LIC drops on debut

Listed investment company declines as much as 3% in first day of trading.

NSW to consider float of power distributors

Poles and wires businesses Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy could be sold via IPO.

Quickflix capital raising falls far short

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Online streaming service's renounceable rights offer raises just 11 per cent of the hoped-for $5.7 million.

DataRoom AM: Leighton’s Apollo surprise

Leighton strikes a joint venture with private equity giant Apollo, while Boral may be readying to offload its Australian building products division.

Private equity circling Boral’s products arm

A private equity firm is seen eyeing off Boral's entire Australian building products arm.

Recall in stalemate with suitor

A deal between Recall and Iron Mountain is seen unlikely in short-term.

IPO window about to close

Fund managers suggest window for new listings won’t be open again until April next year.

Nexus investors lash Seven’s ‘cynical’ bid

Seven Group labelled a sophisticated 'corporate raider' by angry Nexus shareholders.

Leighton signs JV with Apollo

Leighton's services businesses to merge, Apollo takes 50 per cent control.

Vocus to buy Amcom in telco tie-up

Deal values Perth-based Amco Telecommunications at $635 million, combines geographic reach.

Amcom, Vocus shares halted

Amcom, Vocus halt shares as they prepare to update market on potential $1.1bn tie-up.