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takeover Archives

ACCC opposes BP’s bid for Woolworths sites

Watchdog concludes nine-month review.

ACCC’s quid pro quo on Woolies, BP deal

Watchdog proposes "commercial alliance" while deciding on takeover.

Myer shares soar amid takeover speculation

Myer responds to flurry of trading activity late on Monday afternoon.

Specialty Fashion’s takeover snag, profit jump

Middle Eastern group's bid halted while fashion retailer of well-known brands sees profits jump.

JB Hi-Fi refutes more Good Guys speculation

Electronics retailer rejects speculation it will complete acquisition of whitegoods retailer next week.

HanesBrands’ enticing bid for Pacific Brands

Jared Dickson analyses HanesBrands' tempting takeover offer.

ACCC allows Pac Brands workwear sale

Watchdog approves Wesfarmers’ proposed acquisition of Pacific Brands’ workwear division.

Noni B takeover bid

Private investment group makes offer for troubled fashion chain.

DJs takeover approved

David Jones $2.2 billion takeover to go ahead, as Federal Court approves sale to South Africa's Woolworths.

Lew wins big in DJs takeover

Solomon Lew stands to make more than $200 million by standing in the way of Woolworths' proposed takeover of David Jones...

City Farmers sold

Perth-based bulk pet and garden supplies retailer sold.

DJs – The fallout

Stuart Bennie examines the consequences of Woolworths' takeover of David Jones.

Woolworths aims for DJs turnaround

South Africa's Woolworths believes it can dramatically turn around David Jones within five years.

Boost Juice in takeover talks

Australian juice chain reportedly in exclusive talks with Asia-Pacific private equity group.

Woolies withdraws takeover bid

Supermarket chain exits auction for Hong Kong's second largest grocery operator.

Takeover talks continue, says Billabong

Billabong shares still suspended as surfwear brand continues possible takeover negotiations.

Billabong takeover bid progresses

Billabong suitor to conduct due dilligence.