Deutsche Bank beats fancied rivals for Medibank role

The bank, flush with success from helping to manage the New Zealand government's asset sales, won a joint lead manager role for the Medibank IPO.

Japara shares up 34% on debut

Shares in the largest IPO to hit the boards this year surge on listing, after a bookbuild that was heavily oversubscribed.

Genesis shares surge on NZ debut

Shares in New Zealand’s biggest electricity seller rose as much as 17 per cent in their trading debut.

Gilbert + Tobin tops equity league table

The law firm has done the most deals in equity capital markets in the first three months of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters.

Govt names managers for Medibank IPO

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Government names three investment banks to manage the multibillion dollar float, after hearing pitches from 11 banks.

Woolworths' investors show support for DJs deal

South Africa's Woolworths needs to convince its own shareholders of the merits of the David Jones deal, and it may be making some progress on that score.

Freelancer acquires marketing site Warrior Forum

Online jobs marketplace buys world's largest internet marketing exchange.

Padbury extends suspension

Miner's shares to remain suspended as it prepares to unveil details of $6bn Oakajee funds.

WA outlines selective asset sale program

Western Australia will not embark on a "fire sale" of its assets in order to regain its AAA credit rating.

Challenger, ACA in infrastructure merger

Firms will create $4bn infrastructure fund through scrip-based merger.

Triguboff considers $3bn sale: report

Harry Triguboff strongly considering sale of half of Meriton Apartments business.

DataRoom AM: Triguboff temptation

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Harry Triguboff is reportedly mulling a $3bn offer for Meriton Apartments from Chinese buyers, while local start-up Campaign Monitor bags a sizeable VC funding injection.

Local start-up raises $250m

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Sydney-based Campaign Monitor carries out successful funding round in US.

Tower a test for Brisbane market

The Future Fund and Stockland are ­expected to bring Brisbane’s $600m Waterfront Place office tower to market later this year.

BoQ supported on Investec buy

Bank of Queensland has won strong support for its $440m acquisition of most of Investec’s Australian business.

Citic Pacific to pay $40bn for parent

Sino Iron developer confirms plans to buy out Beijing-based Citic Group.

Thorney fund likes the look of Money3

Alex Waislitz’s private Thorney Group yesterday took half of a $30m bond issue by listed payday lender Money3.

Takeovers Panel adds Greenhill’s Jablko, Goldman’s Johnston

The two senior investment bankers have been appointed along with three others to the body that regulates M&A in Australia.

NZ asset sales raise $NZ4.7bn

Dual-listed Genesis Energy will begin trading on Thursday and its IPO has raised $NZ733m for the Future Investment Fund.

Qld Motorways may fetch $6.3 bn

Bidders that include specialist infrastructure investors, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds may be willing to pay a very high multiple for the toll road.