Breakfast Deals

DataRoom AM: Centerbridge strikes again

Centerbridge Partners looks to have gained a majority stake in Boart Longyear, while The Carlyle Group reportedly drops out of the race for Orica's $1bn non-mining chemicals division.

DataRoom AM: Woolworths’ weak spot

Woolworths denies rumours of a Big W IPO, while Super A-Mart and Barbeques Galore are also reportedly lining up to list on the ASX.

DataRoom AM: Cabcharge’s cold-shoulder

Cabcharge has decided to pass on an offer for its taxi payments division, while Transfield’s share price jumped on news that a Spanish firm could raise its bid for the company.

DataRoom AM: Fairfax folly?

Speculation about a merger between Fairfax Media and Ten Network is tempered by regulatory concerns, while Macquarie Group appears to have blocked any impending sale of BrisConnections’ $2bn Airport Link.

DataRoom AM: Bain's MYOB challenge

Bain Capital looks set to make a tidy profit by floating software provider MYOB, while the federal government is buoyed by public interest in the Medibank float.

DataRoom AM: Macquarie offloads

Macquarie Group is reportedly reducing its stake in ANZ Terminals only months after it gained control, while two of Australia’s largest real estate firms could soon be on the auction block.

DataRoom AM: Glencore's iron will

Glencore’s appetite for iron ore has reportedly led it to seek out Cliffs Natural Resources, while Westpac’s Hastings Funds Management snaps up rail assets in the UK.

DataRoom AM: Glencore eyes ASX

Talk of a secondary listing for Glencore on the ASX suggests a push to merge with Rio Tinto is still on the cards, while it’s crunch time for PanAust’s board as they weigh an offer from a state-owned Chinese conglomerate.

DataRoom AM: Capital interest

Two of the big four banks are sniffing around GE Capital's consumer finance division, while a Brisbane toll road is on the market.

DataRoom AM: NAB’s US quick fix

NAB plans to offload a piece of US-based Great Western Bank by the end of the month, while rival outdoor advertising agencies battle it out in the IPO stakes.

DataRoom AM: Fairfax radio waves

Fairfax Media may look to offload its radio arm and partially float Domain, while Hoyts aims to wrap up its IPO before the year's end.

DataRoom AM: Tinkler's return

Nathan Tinkler edges back from the brink of bankruptcy, while Huon Aquaculture sets out details for its planned ASX listing.

DataRoom AM: Lorna Jane jogs on

Lorna Jane pulls the plug on auction proceedings, while Glencore and Rio Tinto may look to merge their NSW coal operations.

DataRoom AM: Medibank's IPO injection

The health insurer has been valued by investment banks at up to $5.7bn, while law firm Spruson & Ferguson is pressing ahead with its own IPO.

DataRoom AM: Treasury Wine tussle

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KKR emerges as the frontrunner for Treasury Wine Estates, while the impending float of Medibank moves a step closer.

DataRoom AM: Orica's chemical split

Orica seems to be favouring an IPO for its chemicals division, while two frontrunners have emerged for BHP's Nickel West unit.

DataRoom AM: NAB's life plan

The major bank reviews its life insurance operations, while BHP could backflip on its NewCo UK listing decision.

DataRoom AM: MYOB float hype

Financiers rush to get in on MYOB's latest debt issue ahead of a possible float, while Careers Australia may soon join the IPO pipeline.

DataRoom AM: WiseTech's IPO push

The freight and logistics software developer takes the next step in its IPO plans, while fellow IT group impresses on its ASX debut.

DataRoom AM: Treasury taste test

Treasury Wines is closer to entering exclusive takeover talks, while NAB is set to price its IPO for unwanted US unit Great Western Bank.