ACCC clears Expedia's Wotif takeover

Wotif shares surge 7% as consumer watchdog says $703m takeover unlikely to lessen competition.

Bargain hunters eye Cobbora coal

Several parties are believed to be reviewing the Cobbora coal mine project.

Fosun closes in on Roc after Allan Gray accepts

Top shareholder in Roc Oil, the fund manager Allan Gray, has bowed to the takeover offer, sources said.

ACCC allows Tabcorp's ACTTAB acquisition

Tabcorp's takeover would only marginally increase market concentration: ACCC

FIRB clears Virgin's Velocity sale

Foreign Investment Review Board sees no issues with sale of 35% stake in its frequent flyer program. per cent

DataRoom AM: Tinkler's return

Nathan Tinkler edges back from the brink of bankruptcy, while Huon Aquaculture sets out details for its planned ASX listing.

Tinkler to pay off Harvey debt

Sale of Tinkler's horses raises $34m, properties to bring amount beyond $40m owed.

Quattro RE to list $431m property trust

Real estate fund manager plans to list a $431m trust holding six NZ properties.

REA flags a successful Move

Online advertising firm sees minority stake in Move as perfect opportunity to expand into US market.

Nido to consolidate shares in takeover push

Petroleum group to undertake a 1:20 share consolidation to encourage undecided investors.

Homebuilder Simonds lays IPO foundations

The company will begin investor roadshows in the next fortnight.

Hoyts mulls IPO timing after market slump

The cinemas group is reviewing its listing options after a horror month on the stockmarket.

Wesfarmers taps EU bond market with €600m raising

Retailer seizes on favourable credit market conditions in Europe with third raising under its euro medium term note programme.

GPT raises $255m in metro office fund bookbuild

The new REIT comprises six A-grade metro and business park properties; fund expected to begin conditional trading on October 24.

Bonuses for Newcrest chiefs

Gold miner's CEO Sandeep Biswas takes home bigger base salary than BHP, Rio Tinto counterparts.

DataRoom AM: Lorna Jane jogs on

Lorna Jane pulls the plug on auction proceedings, while Glencore and Rio Tinto may look to merge their NSW coal operations.

Glencore deal could boost Rio

NSW coal tie-up between Rio Tinto and Glencore could see $500m in annual savings, analysts say.

SAI Global frustrated buy sale process

Advisers working on the SAI Global auction are under pressure to strike a deal by the end of the week.

KKR deal failures test market patience

The private equity firm faces criticism for kicking the tyres and then running away.

REITs look to float assets

The real estate investment trust sector is set to defy tough equity markets with a series of new vehicles aiming to list this year.

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