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When share dilution becomes the only solution

The greatest ever volume of equity raised by Australian companies in a financial year has revived businesses burdened by heavy debts, and settled investor anxiety about the survival of portfolio companies. But the dilution of profits across expanded shareholder bases is now entrenched, hurting returns unless companies ramp up earnings. SIMON MUMME reports. In late […]
Hedge Funds

When share dilution becomes the only solution

The greatest ever volume of equity raised by Australian companies in a financial year has revived businesses burdened by heavy debts, and settled investor anxiety about the survival of portfolio companies. But the dilution of profits across expanded shareholder bases is now entrenched, hurting returns unless companies ramp up earnings. SIMON MUMME reports. In late […]
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Law and war: HostPlus director serves in Baghdad

Last year, the US military built a heavily-fortified compound in Baghdad to protect judges and to secure the trials of criminal suspects. Peter Collins, best known as a former NSW Opposition leader but also an independent director at HostPlus, volunteered to help. A reserve officer in the Australian navy and former NSW attorney-general, Collins signed […]
Hedge Funds

Law and war: HostPlus director serves in Baghdad

Last year, the US military built a heavily-fortified compound in Baghdad to protect judges and to secure the trials of criminal suspects. Peter Collins, best known as a former NSW Opposition leader but also an independent director at HostPlus, volunteered to help. A reserve officer in the Australian navy and former NSW attorney-general, Collins signed […]