Professional Services

Royal Mail float undervalued by one third

UK National Audit Office report finds taxpayers missed out on £1 billion.

Why BCG grabbed S+C to design for Asia

The local firm, which has doubled each year since its conception, will spearhead BCG's ambitious plans to make Sydney a regional design hub.

Transfield inks $1.62bn defence contract

Group to provide upkeep and land management, hospitality, catering services.

Cyber security a major M+A headache

Cyber espionage is quickly emerging as a viable risk to the global mergers and acquisitions market, a factor that dealmakers can’t afford to ignore anymore.

BCG buys Australia’s S+C to tap Asia market

Strategic design firm to become founding team of BCG Digital Ventures Asia.

BCG Digital to pick up S+C

Boston Consulting Group set to acquire Sydney-based strategic design firm S&C.

Navitas shares plunge 30%

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Shares in education services provider lose 32% after losing major contract with Macquarie University.

China services sector growth slips in June

Official data, HSBC deliver different views of pace of growth in China's non-manufacturing activity.

Services sector contracts in June

Services sector contracts for fourth straight month on weak consumer sentiment, budget worries.

SAI Global opens books to several suitors

The standards company has allowed Pacific Equity Partners and other firms to start due diligence.

Alarm bells ringing at Australia Post

The future financial crisis at the organisation is much closer than even the most pessimistic observers believed.

NBN, Australia Post face significant challenges: Turnbull

'Tsunami of technology' has decimated the national postal service's traditional business model but privatisation is not an option, Communications Minister says.

Sims Metals flags $155m writedown

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Metal recycler hints troubled UK operations may be shut down as restructure weighs on annual result.

Hirepool IPO cancelled

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Private equity firm Next Capital cancels raising over fears of weak on-market demand for stock.

FedEx Q4 profit rises sharply

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Global mail services firm sees profit jump above Wall Street expectations.

FoFA changes should proceed: Senate committee

Advisers' duty to act in the best interests of clients would remain robust, Bushby says.

Carapiet talks up growth prospects for Smart

Carapiet adds the chairmanship of Smart Group to several other boardroom roles.

Smartgroup to lodge prospectus for $170m IPO

The salary packaging company aims to raise up to $170 million in a float that has attracted good interest from investors, despite the poor showing of its key rival.

Australia Post to shed 900 jobs

Internal restructure set to separate parcels and logistics business from letter arm.

Deloitte annual revenue lifts 6.5%

Australian firm posts revenue of $1.162bn in year to May 31, rebounding from challenging 2013.