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    DataRoom AM: AMP’s China play

    AMP lands a significant stake in China’s largest pension firm, while NAB looks to shed its troubled British operations.

Spotless buys ACG security business

Spotless acquisition will be immediately EPS accretive, funded via cash resources.

CBA bolsters capital with $1bn notes issue

Bank boosts Tier 2 capital, receives strong support for 10-year subordinated notes issue.

Herbert Smith Freehills poaches M&A lawyers

Law firm hires two specialists from rival Ashurst ahead of major infrastructure deals.

DataRoom AM: AMP’s China play

AMP lands a significant stake in China’s largest pension firm, while NAB looks to shed its troubled British operations.

AGL prices $600m notes in strong demand

Deal marks the largest seven-year Australian dollar medium-term notes transaction in over a decade.

AMP buys China Life Pension stake for $240m

Deal brings near 20 per cent stake in China's biggest pension company, strategic foothold in rapidly growing market.

Thorburn’s NAB clean-up needs lots of work

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The new CEO has much to do beyond offloading the UK operations in getting the bank back on track.

Dental care chain sets price range for IPO

Pacific Smiles float to raise close to $50m at top end of price range.

Broker firms get $1.5bn of Medibank allocation

Share submissions by brokers on behalf of clients almost $12bn. Forces government to scale back entitlements.

Ratings agencies tick Boart Longyear deal

Moody’s upgrades its rating, while S&P revised outlook to positive.

Nine in talks to buy outdoor ad firm

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Media group says discussions with oOh!Media are ongoing, no certainty of transaction.

Scentre prices $840m US bond issue

Shopping centres group refinances another large debt tranche.

Coca-Cola Amatil eyes Indonesia

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Coca-Cola will invest $US500m in CCA Indonesia to aid CCA's Indonesian expansion.

NAB's FY profit hit by UK woes

Lender mulling broader range of options including those provided by public markets in relation to UK exit.

DataRoom AM: Wesfarmers weighs AMP

Wesfarmers is looking to expand into finance, while NAB is expected to reveal details of how it plans to offload its UK operations.

NAB to detail UK departure plans

National Australia Bank finally ready to set out strategy for asset sales in the UK.

Wesfarmers weighs AMP acquisition

Landscape-changing deal could be in the offing as giant conglomerate mulls AMP play.

PEP slashes Veda stake

Pacific Equity Partners sells 12 per cent interest for $220m in block trade.

Ingham float valuation quandary

Fund managers say the Ingham family's Tasman Lifestyle float is on the expensive side.

Estia set for $1.2bn float

Morgan Stanley analysts deliver $1.2bn valuation for aged-care provider ahead of IPO.

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