Breakfast Deals

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.

DataRoom AM: Oakajee query

ASIC looks for clarity on funding Padbury Mining has secured for Oakajee, while marketing for the Spotless Group IPO is set to begin.

DataRoom AM: BoQ bounty

Bank of Queensland is reportedly set to snap up the majority of Investec Australia's assets, while Equity Trustees has bagged ANZ Trustees.

DataRoom AM: DJs delight

A counter-offer to Woolworths' David Jones bid looks unlikely, while Woodside may sort out tax hurdles for its Leviathan project by next week.

DataRoom AM: Genworth ambition

Investors may be wary of Genworth Australia’s IPO plans following news of a US lawsuit, while Spotless Group’s bookbuild is slated for the next fortnight.

DataRoom AM: Wesfarmers harvest

Wesfarmers has a few options for the proceeds of its latest insurance divestment, while Rio Tinto sheds its stake in Northern Dynasty.

DataRoom AM: Transurban edge

Transurban remains in the front seat for Queensland Motorways after ACCC approval, while James Packer's Asian casino JV is seeking a local partner for its plans in Japan.

DataRoom AM: Thorburn's thorns

Investors hope NAB’s new CEO will quickly divest unwanted assets, while second-round bids are due for JPMorgan’s Asia-based distressed debt unit.

DataRoom AM: Japara buzz

Investors eagerly back Japara ahead of its float, while National Australia Bank is reportedly mulling the sale of MLC’s life insurance business.

DataRoom AM: BHP drum beat

Rumours of BHP demerger plans may be an exercise in attracting buyers, while Nathan Tinkler is reportedly raising capital for Peabody's Wilkie Creek mine.

DataRoom AM: Nexus bargain

Seven’s low-ball bid is just in the nick of time for Nexus, while Aeon Metals will reportedly acquire Aston Metals.

DataRoom AM: Leviathan lag

Investors are edgy about Woodside’s Leviathan delay, while Nexus Energy admits to chatting with Seven about a potential takeover.

DataRoom AM: Voelte boomerang

Don Voelte's Seven Group reportedly lobs a bid for his old stomping ground Nexus Energy, while a last-minute hitch holds up Woodside’s Leviathan deal.

DataRoom AM: Medibank’s road ahead

Proceeds from floating Medibank Private look set to be funnelled into infrastructure, while Mantra’s IPO aspirations are pulled.

DataRoom AM: Myer scrutiny

Myer may still need to up its merger proposal for David Jones, while Woodside is set to get the final say on its Leviathan project.

DataRoom AM: AGL arcs up

AGL Energy is challenging the ACCC’s decision to block its Macquarie Generation takeover, while more of ANZ Bank’s Asian assets could soon be on the chopping block.

DataRoom AM: Seven West brush-off

Seven West distances itself from speculation of a Fairfax tie-up, while Ten and Fairfax find a match with their dating sites.

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