Breakfast Deals

DataRoom AM: DJs drama

Manoeuvrings around its share register suggest David Jones may have a mystery suitor on its hands, while a sweetened offer for Envestra from a rival bidder leaves APA Group with limited options.

DataRoom AM: Rio’s Guinean gain

Rio Tinto edges closer to Simandou pay dirt as it signs a crucial investment framework, while TWE leaves the door open for a sweetened bid from KKR.

DataRoom AM: Woodside’s war chest

Woodside’s exit from the Leviathan project raises questions as to where its mammoth cash pile will be spent, while Aurora shareholders give the nod to a sweetened takeover offer.

DataRoom AM: Treasury in play

Investors seem confident KKR’s bid for Treasury Wine Estates won’t be the last, while Shell and PetroChina look close to selecting a partner for a gas sale option at their Arrow LNG project.

DataRoom AM: UGL downer

UGL’s sale of its property services arm looks in doubt, while two of the biggest floats of the year move closer to judgment day.

DataRoom AM: Rio's asset watch

Rio Tinto wraps up its divestment push as its looks to get its Simandou project off the ground, while a sweetened bid wins over Goodman Fielder.

DataRoom AM: Packer’s Vegas flop

James Packer’s bid for a Las Vegas casino is trumped by Blackstone Group, while Wilmar International boosts its offer for Goodman Fielder.

DataRoom AM: BHP's nickel flip

BHP Billiton’s divestment and spin-off plans are back in focus, while Treasury Wine Estates catches the attention of another potential suitor.

DataRoom AM: PanAust attraction

GRAM's PanAust takeover offer has the whole copper sector jumping, while Nathan Tinkler has reportedly forked out for Peabody's Wilkie Creek coal mine.

DataRoom AM: Budget sell-off

The Abbott government’s privatisation push could bring in $10bn if all goes to plan, while the fight for Healthscope appears far from over.

DataRoom AM: Qantas delay

The fate of Qantas’ frequent flyer decision is still up in the air, while Cheung Kong Infrastructure has thrown APA Group’s Envestra bid into doubt.

DataRoom AM: Woodside limbo

Royal Dutch Shell looks set to hold on to Woodside for a while longer, while Padbury Mining’s credibility takes a hit.

DataRoom AM: Slippery merger

The planned merger between Roc Oil and Horizon has caused some ripples, while investment banks are reportedly gauging private equity interest in Goodman Fielder.

DataRoom AM: Goodman chase

Goodman Fielder is unlikely to stave off its offshore suitors for long, while Spotless Group’s coming float has met with some scepticism.

DataRoom AM: BHP bargain hunter

X2’s Mick Davis is reportedly moving in on BHP’s non-core assets, while James Packer’s Sri Lankan ambitions receive a regulatory blow.

DataRoom AM: Transurban's road closure

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

DataRoom AM: Healthscope scope-out

Several offshore suitors look to be interested in acquiring Healthscope, while BG Group gears up for a major infrastructure sell-off.

DataRoom AM: Triguboff temptation

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Harry Triguboff is reportedly mulling a $3bn offer for Meriton Apartments from Chinese buyers, while local start-up Campaign Monitor bags a sizeable VC funding injection.

DataRoom AM: Beacon lights up

Beacon Lighting’s bright ASX debut bodes well for the IPO market, with further excitement around Japara Holdings' imminent float.

DataRoom AM: QBE critique

QBE’s shareholders aren’t impressed by news the insurer may divest Winterthur, while the federal government is reportedly mulling the sale of ASIC’s corporate register.

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