PEP sells Spotless stake for $200m

Private equity group offloads 9.5 per cent stake in Spotless in block trade.

DataRoom AM: Glencore eyes BHP assets

Glencore might make a play for some of BHP's non-core assets, while APA Group is the frontrunner in the race to purchase BG Group’s gas pipeline assets in Queensland.

Macquarie buys Spanish power assets

Macquarie seals $3.6bn E.ON deal with the assistance of Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund.

Bids sought for BG's pipeline asset

Offers due today for sale of $4 billion Queensland Curtis LNG pipeline.

Glencore shutdown not a Rio ploy

Glencore’s move to shut down Aust coal production for three weeks not a merger tactic.

BHP roadshow for $10bn spin-off

BHP Billiton to launch an investor roadshow for its planned spin-off in February.

Careers group slashes IPO plan

Vocational education provider raising $54.4m in float, third IPO to be cut this week.

A powerful argument to privatise poles and wires

A new benchmarking study finds that the Victorian and South Australian power distribution networks are the most efficient.

Fund managers should face up to their own Medibank mistakes

The institutions who bid to be in the Medibank float made their bed, and now they must lie in it.

oOh! Media cuts IPO size, price

In another poor sign for the IPO market, PE-backed advertising company cuts offer price, size of float.

Surfstitch raises $83m for float

After reducing the size of its IPO, the online sports retailer completes bookbuild.

Beach Energy scoops up Woodside exec

Robert Cole resigns from Woodside as he prepares to take on role as Beach Energy MD in 2015.

DataRoom AM: Glencore flirts with Fortescue

A meeting between Ivan Glasenberg and Fortescue executives has fuelled speculation that Glencore is interested in acquiring the mining company.

Canadians eye $1bn in forestry assets

PSP could be ready to swoop on one of Australia's most valuable timber plantations.

Affinity keen to sell Tegel Foods

Private equity firm focused on making another lucrative exit from one of its smallgoods businesses.

Pepperstone to delay IPO

Foreign exchange broker to hold off on listing until the first half of next year.

Stockland in race for Leighton Properties

Stockland could claim control of Leighton's property business before Christmas.

Dexus, Brookfield chase historic sandstone

Real estate heavyweights among bidders for two historic buildings in Sydney's CBD.

Surfstitch IPO frays at the edge

Concerns grow that local IPO market bull run could be coming to an end.

Medibank shares unwell after big debut

Slide in stock of Medibank Private since listing cause of frustration for investors.