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Petrol sector shake-up in sight as Viva Energy considers IPO

Petrol sector shake-up in sight as Viva Energy considers IPO

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW | Vertium Asset Management portfolio manager Jason Teh said investors would be keen to see the shape of the to-be-floated Viva company, and to discover the motivation for an IPO, whether to raise capital for future funding or to exit the business. “As long as you’ve got consistent growing earnings I think […]

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20, March 2018
ASX | Australian equities | Australian shares
Caltex to end franchise system as profit rises

Caltex to end franchise system as profit rises

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW | Debate in the market around asset ownership options for Caltex has intensified since the successful spin-off of petrol station real estate trusts by Viva Energy, which bought Shell’s refining and marketing business in Australia, and by APN Property Group, the first such trusts involving that type of asset. “It’s a relatively […]

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01, March 2018
Australian equities | Australian shares
Big hat, no cattle

Big hat, no cattle

SAM DYSON | Mining 101: a good mining company makes money at the low end of a steep cost-curve. This is BHP’s strategy and it is working wonders in iron ore. However, in 2011 BHP forgot this simple rule. Deal hungry and with cash flow burning a hole in the pocket after two failed takeovers, […]

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16, November 2017
Australian equities | Australian shares