Wesfarmers makes Healthscope inquiries

Wesfarmers doing ground work on merits of a $5bn bid for Healthscope.

Hockey slammed on ADM comments

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Labor accuses Treasurer of creating confusion over foreign investment policy.

Stockland mulls fresh Australand bid

Expectations are growing that Stockland is reworking its $2.4bn offer for Australand.

New Forests to buy Gunns for about $330m

The Sydney-based timber investment firm beat out five other final bidders for the bankrupt Tasmanian timber company

Morgan Stanley, Goldman freeze out other banks

The two investment banks, who will manage Transurban’s $2.74bn share sale, have provided all the M&A advice and financing for the successful Qld Motorways bidder.

The deal Transurban had to do

The Queensland Motorways network provides the last piece of the puzzle for Transurban on the country’s eastern seaboard, while the stiff competition in the $7bn sale reflects the scarcity of good infrastructure assets.

Transurban to raise $2.74bn

Group will raise $2.34bn in rights issue, $400m in placement to fund $7bn Queensland Motorways buy.

Burson shares start in top gear

The auto parts supplier has emerged from private-equity ownership with a solid 12 per cent premium on debut.

Analysts warn on Wesfarmers' Healthscope bid

Analysts say lack of expertise may stifle Wesfarmers' Healthscope bid.

Transurban pushed hard for Qld Motorways

Transurban paid an eye-watering multiple to win Australia’s biggest transport infrastructure deal and secure the only toll road network it didn’t already own.

Office REIT flat on debut

A suburban office REIT run by 360 Capital has a subdued start on its first day of trade.

ERM inks $1bn govt contracts

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Power supplier will secures deals to provide electricity to sites owned by NSW state departments.

Horizon enters trading halt

Horizon and potential suitor Roc Oil's shares halted on reports of possible takeover deal.

No substance to Padbury deal: Barnett

WA Premier says he has no intention to meet with junior miner about Oakajee proposal.

Transurban enters trading halt

Announcement expected about entitlement offer to fund Qld Motorways buy.

Stockland may revise Australand bid

Stockland CEO says the suitor may revise its takeover offer for Australand to include cash as well as scrip.

Wesfarmers weighs Healthscope bid

WA group considers bidding for hospital operator as deadline nears: report.

DataRoom AM: Transurban's road closure

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Transurban nabs Queensland Motorways at a staggering price, while Wesfarmers weighs a Healthscope offer.

Hoyts mulls name change

Cinema operator may pursue new corporate identity ahead of $700m float.

Hockey worried about ADM's character

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Joe Hockey says GrainCorp bid blocked in part due to concerns about suitor's corporate character.