ANZ prices $1.75bn of five-year bonds

Issue comprises $1.35bn floating rate tranche, $400m fixed rate tranche.

DJs chairman was ‘unconcerned’ by Lew’s stake

Gordon Cairns says he thought it was unlikely that Solomon Lew would block the Woolworths bid.

John Holland likely to go to foreign buyer

As Leighton moves through its divestment process, analysts say its contractor business is likely to draw overseas bidders.

Biotech hopeful sets IPO plan

Orthocell will have a market value of around $33m after listing.

Healthscope opens institutional bids early

The $2.6 billion IPO – the biggest in four years – has tapped fund managers to start placing bids for stock early.

Pressure on Qld for asset sales

The Queensland state government wants to get out in front of rival states' asset sales with some $34bn worth of infrastructure deals.

Fatfish Internet makes positive ASX debut

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Singapore-based internet ventures investment group to open Melbourne office, aims to fill Australia's VC void.

Yahoo to buy mobile analytics start-up Flurry

Tech giant makes acquisition to bolster mobile advertising business.

Time Warner voids shareholders' ability to call special meeting

Group eliminates one potential way suitor 21st Century Fox could have pressed it $80bn bid.

Canva bags $US3.6m in fresh funding round

Facebook investor Founders Fund, Paul Bassat’s Square Peg Capital back online design platform ahead of launch of 'Canva Button' plug-in.

Healthscope trims hospital ahead of IPO

Australian Unity is buying a hospital from Healthscope as the giant prepares for its $2.6bn IPO.

DataRoom AM: BG speculation swirls

BG Group’s plan to offload $4bn worth of assets progresses amid rumours of a full-scale takeover, while the ACCC looks set to give AGL the green light on its Macquarie Generation acquisition.

Energy sector facing shake-up

Japan’s Mitsubishi has revealed plans to construct a $100m diesel import terminal in SA.

Mystery clouds Antares vote

Crucial shareholder vote to take place today as mystery surrounds company's latest bidder.

Blackham investors in bid to dump Gutnick

Joseph Gutnick’s attempt to seize control of junior gold miner meets resistance.

Nine picks up HBO's Quickflix stake

Investors welcome Nine's entry as Quickflix's largest independent investor.

ACCC unlikely to block AGL purchase

The ACCC is unlikely to lodge an appeal against the Competition Tribunal’s decision in favour of AGL’s $1.5 billion Macquarie Generation acquisition

Global Value Fund slips on debut

A number of disappointing recent ASX debuts are making investors more circumspect, with flops outweighing performers since the start of June.

Why the price for Country Road is right for Woolworths and Lew

New independent expert analysis suggests any 'collateral benefit' received by Solomon Lew for his stake in Country Road may be more muted than previously thought.

PEP sells Griffin’s Foods to Philippine company

Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has sold its New Zealand snack foods business Griffin’s Foods to Universal Robina Corp for $NZ700 million.