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ANZ Group and Suncorp: Deal nearly done
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ANZ Group and Suncorp: Deal nearly done
Our view of the potential acquisition of Suncorp’s banking arm by ANZ.
Nathan Zaia | 20 February 2024
Healius takeover bid may face resistance from board and regulators
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Healius takeover bid may face resistance from board and regulators
The proposed deal to create Australia’s largest pathology provider faces hurdles from the Healius board and regulators, says Morningstar.
Joshua Peach | 20 March 2023
Analyst insights: Perpetual completes Pendal takeover
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Analyst insights: Perpetual completes Pendal takeover
Morningstar's Shaun Ler explains why Perpetual is undervalued following the takeover of Pendal. 
Shaun Ler | 29 January 2023
Fair value of Oz Minerals raised following BHP bid: Morningstar
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Fair value of Oz Minerals raised following BHP bid: Morningstar
Morningstar equity analyst Jon Mills believes the iron ore giant is overpaying.
Nicola Chand | 22 November 2022
Success of ANZ-Suncorp hinges on the bank’s ability to deliver: Morningstar
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Success of ANZ-Suncorp hinges on the bank’s ability to deliver: Morningstar
ANZ's $4.9 billion acquisition of Suncorp's banking arm will need to deliver on its $260 million in cost synergies and more for shareholders to...
Nicola Chand | 18 July 2022
Earnings shortfall unlikely to deter Ramsay bidders
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Earnings shortfall unlikely to deter Ramsay bidders
Morningstar analysts believe the drivers of the earnings disappointment will blow over and KKR is not going anywhere.
Nicola Chand | 02 May 2022
Link takeover bid could go higher as Sydney Airport, API deals close
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Link takeover bid could go higher as Sydney Airport, API deals close
Neither the first nor the last bid for Link from the Carlyle Group.
Lewis Jackson | 09 November 2021
Merger and acquisition activity to increase ASX concentration
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Merger and acquisition activity to increase ASX concentration
The proposed ending of BHP's dual company structure is likely to have the biggest impact.
Gareth James | 07 October 2021
Pharmacy wars: Sigma tops Wesfarmers bid for API
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Pharmacy wars: Sigma tops Wesfarmers bid for API
But the tie-up could face significant hurdles, says Morningstar analysts.  
Emma Rapaport | 29 September 2021
Share price slump tipped to lure back Link’s suitors
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Share price slump tipped to lure back Link’s suitors
Private equity buyers might be enticed back after share price plummets.
Lewis Jackson | 31 August 2021