HONG KONG FUND INVESTS $212.8 MILLION IN G8 EDUCATION

G8 EDUCATION (ASX: GEM) has secured $212.8 million from Hong Kong-based CFCG Investment Partners to pay down debt and fund its continued expansion.

Today's announcement comes alongside the Gold Coast-based childcare operator's full-year results, which include 10.2 per cent growth in re...

HONG KONG FUND INVESTS $212.8 MILLION IN G8 EDUCATION
MERGER DELIVERS THE FINANCIAL GOODS FOR TERRY WHITE
MERGER DELIVERS THE FINANCIAL GOODS FOR TERRY WHITE

TERRY White Group has posted a solid half-year net profit of $1.3 million amid a period of major transformation fo...

BLUE SKY APPOINTS TWO NEW INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS
BLUE SKY APPOINTS TWO NEW INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

BLUE Sky Alternative Investments (ASX: BLA) has appointed two new independent, non-executive directors to its board: ...

INTEREST IN RETAIL PROPERTY SPIKES AS INTERNATIONAL BRANDS LOOK TO ROLL OUT IN AUSTRALIA
INTEREST IN RETAIL PROPERTY SPIKES AS INTERNATIONAL BRANDS LOOK TO ROLL OUT IN AUSTRALIA

AN influx of international retail brands into Australia over the next five years are expected to push up demand for f...

MANTRA BOASTS OF SUCCESSFUL HOTEL INTEGRATION AS NET PROFIT GROWS 15 PER CENT
MANTRA BOASTS OF SUCCESSFUL HOTEL INTEGRATION AS NET PROFIT GROWS 15 PER CENT

MANTRA Group (ASX:MTR) CEO Bob East has praised the performance of the company's new Honolulu Hotel as it posted ...

WHITEHAVEN TRIPLES EARNINGS, PAYS DOWN DEBT AFTER COAL PRICE TURNAROUND
WHITEHAVEN TRIPLES EARNINGS, PAYS DOWN DEBT AFTER COAL PRICE TURNAROUND

THE HIGH coal price has allowed Whitehaven Coal to triple earnings and pay down a large portion of its debt in the fi...

BABY BUNTING BUOYED BY CLICKS AND BRICKS PERFORMANCE
BABY BUNTING BUOYED BY CLICKS AND BRICKS PERFORMANCE

BABY Bunting has grown sales 18.1 per cent to $135.1 million in the first half of FY17, sweetened by the opening o...

MICHAEL HILL SHOWS STEADY GROWTH IN TOUGH RETAIL CONDITIONS
MICHAEL HILL SHOWS STEADY GROWTH IN TOUGH RETAIL CONDITIONS

MICHEAL Hill overcame tough trading conditions in the lead up to Christmas to increase net profit after tax 3.4 pe...

CROWN ARRESTS IMPACT STAR RESULT AS VIP BUSINESS FALTERS
CROWN ARRESTS IMPACT STAR RESULT AS VIP BUSINESS FALTERS

THE Star Entertainment Group is feeling the pinch of a 17.7 per cent drop in normalised profit (NPAT) following tr...

RECEIVERS SELL SPRINGFIELD TOWER FOR $17 MILLION
RECEIVERS SELL SPRINGFIELD TOWER FOR $17 MILLION

SPRINGFIELD Tower has been sold in a $17 million deal around five months after it was placed into the hands of rec...

SLATER AND GORDON SLUMPS ANOTHER 24% ON ASX ON DEBT FEARS AND DISAPPOINTING PERFORMANCE
SLATER AND GORDON SLUMPS ANOTHER 24% ON ASX ON DEBT FEARS AND DISAPPOINTING PERFORMANCE

SLATER and Gordon (ASX:SGH) is at the mercy of its bankers as it seeks to recapitalise its debt, which is worth more ...

CROMWELL CALLS FOR COMPETITIVE PROCESS FOR INVESTA SALE
CROMWELL CALLS FOR COMPETITIVE PROCESS FOR INVESTA SALE

CROMWELL Property Group (ASX:CMW) has accused the responsible entity for Investa Office Fund (ASX:IOF) of acting u...

JACKPOTS BUST TATTS PROFIT
JACKPOTS BUST TATTS PROFIT

AN unprecedented run of jackpot wins has put a damper on Tatts' profit this half, cutting the result by a sign...

TECHFUGEES GEARING UP AT RIVER CITY LABS
TECHFUGEES GEARING UP AT RIVER CITY LABS

UP TO 80 of the country's top tech minds will converge on Brisbane's River City Labs next month when the s...

WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES
WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES

EMPLOYEE-owned companies command a higher share price than their publicly listed peers, reaping a 17 per cent prem...

RECORD PROFIT IN SIGHT FOLLOWING STRONG HALF FOR VILLA WORLD
RECORD PROFIT IN SIGHT FOLLOWING STRONG HALF FOR VILLA WORLD

VILLA World (ASX: VLW) has met its forecast to deliver a $19.6 million profit following a strong sales period acro...

DOMINO'S PLUMMETS AS PRESSURE MOUNTS OVER WAGE INVESTIGATION
DOMINO'S PLUMMETS AS PRESSURE MOUNTS OVER WAGE INVESTIGATION

IT'S good news on the balance sheet but bad news on the ASX for Domino's Pizza Enterprises (ASX: DMP) toda...

Companies

HONG KONG FUND INVESTS $212.8 MILLION IN G8 EDUCATION
HONG KONG FUND INVESTS $212.8 MILLION IN G8 EDUCATION

G8 EDUCATION (ASX: GEM) has secured $212.8 million from Hong Kong-based CFCG Investment Partners to pay down debt and...

Property

INTEREST IN RETAIL PROPERTY SPIKES AS INTERNATIONAL BRANDS LOOK TO ROLL OUT IN AUSTRALIA
INTEREST IN RETAIL PROPERTY SPIKES AS INTERNATIONAL BRANDS LOOK TO ROLL OUT IN AUSTRALIA

AN influx of international retail brands into Australia over the next five years are expected to push up demand for f...

Opinion

LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017
LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017

THE future growth and prosperity of Australian SMEs could be undermined if governments lose sight of the sector...

Leadership

WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES
WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES

EMPLOYEE-owned companies command a higher share price than their publicly listed peers, reaping a 17 per cent prem...

Entrepreneurship

TECHFUGEES GEARING UP AT RIVER CITY LABS
TECHFUGEES GEARING UP AT RIVER CITY LABS

UP TO 80 of the country's top tech minds will converge on Brisbane's River City Labs next month when the s...

Technology

RISE OF THE MACHINES HAS WORKERS SWEATING
RISE OF THE MACHINES HAS WORKERS SWEATING

UP TO 3.8 million Australian workers are fearful their job may soon be terminated by a robot, a new survey has shown....

Finance

LJ HOOKER ESTABLISHES $100 MILLION REAL ESTATE STARTUP FUND
LJ HOOKER ESTABLISHES $100 MILLION REAL ESTATE STARTUP FUND

LJ Hooker has committed $100 million to establish a real estate startup incubator, the LJX-Lab. The digital re...

Marketing

WHY VIDEO IS A "GIVEN" FOR BUSINESS
WHY VIDEO IS A "GIVEN" FOR BUSINESS

IN TODAY's digital-driven world, video is king and if used right, it can push a company's brand and brand ...

Executive Lifestyle

TEST DRIVE A POST GRAD AT BOND
TEST DRIVE A POST GRAD AT BOND

THERE'S only one way to really move your career into the fast lane, says Bond University, and 'test driving...

Conference And Events

GOLD COAST ROTARY BALL TO END POLIO NOW
GOLD COAST ROTARY BALL TO END POLIO NOW

BURLEIGH Heads Rotary Club will hold a star studded black tie charity dinner on Saturday, 18 March at the Surfers Par...

Video

BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY
BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY

WHEN digital strategist Andy Fyffe felt like he missed the boat for the last big thing in tech, he pledged to seiz...

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