Breakfast Deals

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.

DataRoom AM: Santos in the target zone

The oil and gas giant has been linked to a possible bid for Senex, but could find itself a takeover target, while the NSW government has put more assets on the sale block.

DataRoom AM: The twist in GE's sale

The expected price of GE’s consumer lending business doubles to $2bn, while the Port of Melbourne is also proving to be hot property.

DataRoom AM: Medibank momentum

Mum and dad investors look set to win big from the largest Australian IPO in almost 20 years, while the race for Ten Network heats up.

DataRoom AM: Miner scope-out

Plummeting iron ore prices could see increased M&A activity in the mining sector, while Glencore weighs another bid for BHP Billiton’s Nickel West assets.

DataRoom AM: Nine's about-face

Nine Entertainment loses interest in WIN and Southern Cross in favour of online expansion, while NAB presses ahead with the sale of its life insurance operations.

DataRoom AM: Woodside’s Apache raid

The oil and gas giant is pondering Apache Energy’s Australian and Canadian assets, while another suitor enters the Ten Network picture.

DataRoom AM: Leighton's China boost

The construction giant's planned sale of John Holland gets a booster shot from the China free-trade agreement, while mum and dad investors flock to the Medibank stock offering.

DataRoom AM: A meaty takeover

A $1bn takeover play for Primo Smallgoods could be stewing, while Pacific Brands is closer to walking away from its Brand Collective division.

DataRoom AM: GE Capital battle

GE Capital’s $7.5bn local consumer lending business attracts a number of bidders, while Orica has a decision to make on its non-mining chemicals unit.

DataRoom AM: Leighton's China choice

Leighton Holdings picks a Chinese firm as the preferred buyer for John Holland, while Macquarie is tipped as the favourite for ING Direct's loan book.

DataRoom AM: Macquarie's IT auction

Macquarie Group puts its $1bn IT leasing unit up for sale in the US, while Transfield Services partially opens its doors to suitor Ferrovial.

DataRoom AM: Yancoal control

Yancoal moves closer to a Chinese takeover, while Ten Network's biggest shareholder is determined to keep the media group in Australian hands.

DataRoom AM: Tempting Ten

Another overseas suitor takes a fancy to Ten Network, while doubts emerge over the the sale of Harry Triguboff’s Meriton.

DataRoom AM: Positive energy

A number of big names are sniffing around Apache Energy’s local assets, while TPG Telecom buys into Vocus and Amcom's merger talks.

DataRoom AM: Leighton's tight race

The race for Leighton Holdings’ John Holland business takes an unexpected turn, while merger speculation surrounding Ten Network refuses to die down.

DataRoom AM: Transfield tension

Spain's Ferrovial may abandon efforts to buy Transfield Services as tensions between the two parties intensify, while Leighton’s sale of John Holland attracts another offer.

DataRoom AM: Triguboff's Chinese chatter

More details about Harry Triguboff’s negotiations to sell Meriton Group emerge, while Gina Rinehart reignites speculation about a merger between Ten and Fairfax.

DataRoom AM: Transfield stumbling block

Ferrovial’s proposed takeover of Transfield Services appears to have run into difficulties, while Macquarie Group is well placed to acquire a portfolio of European electricity assets.

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.