Breakfast Deals

DataRoom AM: Fairfax’s radio talk

The media group is said to be close to finalising several deals, including merging its radio stations with Macquarie, while the NSW government is set to unplug its power assets.

DataRoom AM: Leighton’s Apollo surprise

Leighton strikes a joint venture with private equity giant Apollo, while Boral may be readying to offload its Australian building products division.

DataRoom AM: Macquarie’s mega pitch

A Macquarie-led consortium has reportedly lodged a large bid for GE Capital’s consumer lending business, while Leighton’s services division may be sold by the end of the week.

DataRoom AM: Woodside powers up

Woodside strikes a deal to buy oil and gas assets from Apache Energy, while bankers prepare for the sale of Santos’ Queensland gas pipeline.

DataRoom AM: Recall review

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US-based Iron Mountain lobs an opportunistic bid at data management firm Recall, while Asciano is reportedly looking to offload some of its freight rail assets.

DataRoom AM: Confident Leighton

Leighton Holdings’ $1bn sale of its John Holland business to China Communications edges closer, while NAB looks to offload its UK commercial real estate loan book.

DataRoom AM: GE’s $2bn twist

The money giant may spin its consumer lending business into a $2bn IPO, while Macquarie joins the bidding queue at Royal North Shore Hospital.

DataRoom AM: APA’s pipeline triumph

APA Group will likely tap investors to help fund its offer for BG Group’s Queensland gas pipeline, while Woodside edges closer to buying a string of assets held by Apache Energy.

DataRoom AM: China's railway play

Chinese firms look to be on the hunt for Australian rail assets, while foreign players interested in NSW and Queensland's 'poles and wires' seek local partners to bolster their bids.

DataRoom AM: Leighton's China deal

A Chinese firm looks to be in poll position for Leighton Holdings’ John Holland business, while Metcash prepares to ward off any takeover moves.

DataRoom AM: SocietyOne capital injection

Peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne attracts some high-profile investors, while James Packer looks to expand his online betting horizons.

DataRoom AM: Lining up Link

Another billion-dollar-plus business looks likely to join ASX boards next year, while an offshore investment fund puts in an offer for cinema chain Hoyts.

DataRoom AM: Tepid Ten offer

Ten Network has received only one low-ball bid, while a major investor in Nine Entertainment could soon offload a sizable stake in the media company.

DataRoom AM: Dairy déjà vu

Dairy groups battle it out for control of United Dairy Power, while Goldman Sachs weighs bids for BG’s Queensland gas pipelines.

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.

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.

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